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Achyranthes Aspera

Tu Niu Xi
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Tu Niu Xi (Achyranthes Aspera)

  1. Tu Niu Xi
  2. 土牛膝

The Effect of Achyranthes Aspera


Bitter, sour, neutral; liver and kidney meridians entered.


Activate blood and dissipate blood stasis, dispel dampness and promote diuresis, clear heat and remove toxicity.


Stranguria, abdominal mass, urine with blood, malaria, edema, dysentery, traumatic injury, diphtheria, barbiers, rheumatoid arthritis, amenorrhea, sores.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g or 30~60 g of fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or pounded into juice for ear drop, or pounded into powder for puffing through throat.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women.