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Sang Shen

The Effect of Sang Shen


Sweet, sour, cold; heart, liver and kidney meridians entered.


Tonify the liver and kidney, nourish yin and blood, promote the secretion of saliva and moisten dryness.


Scrofula, constipation due to blood deficiency, diabetes, dizziness, tinnitus, insomnia, palpitation, early graying hair.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g, or made into pill, powder, paste or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, soaked in water for washing.


It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach with loose stool.