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Qian Nian Jian

Qian Nian Jian
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Qian Nian Jian (Obscured Homalomena Rhizome)

  1. 千年健
  2. Obscured Homalomena Rhizome
  3. Rhizoma Homalomenae

The Effect of Qian Nian Jian


Bitter, pungent, warm, slightly toxic; stomach, liver and kidney meridians entered.


Expel wind-damp, strengthen tendons and bones, alleviate pain and resolve swelling.


Stomach, sores and boils, rheumatic arthritis, sores and weakness of waist and knees, muscular constriction and numbness in lower limbs.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.


It is contraindicated for yin-deficiency with excessive heat. Avoid eating raddish when using it.