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Chinese Leek Seed

Jiu Cai Zi
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Jiu Cai Zi (Chinese Leek Seed)

  1. Jiu Cai Zi
  2. 韭菜子
  3. 韭子
  4. Tuber Onion Seed
  5. Semen Allii Tuberosi

The Effect of Chinese Leek Seed


Sweet, pungent, warm; liver and kidney meridians entered.


Tonify the liver and kidney, warm the waist and knees, tonify yang and secure essence.


Impotence, nocturnal emission, enuresis, frequent urination, diarrhea, morbid leucorrhea, stranguria with turbid discharge, soreness, cold and pain in lumbar and knees.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g.


It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.