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Semen Lini

Ya Ma Zi
Ya Ma Zi #

Name

Ya Ma Zi (Semen Lini)

  1. Ya Ma Zi
  2. 亞麻子
  3. Da Hu Ma
  4. 大胡麻
  5. 亚麻子

The Effect of Semen Lini

Property

Sweet, neutral; lung, liver and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Moisten dryness and relax the bowels, tonify blood and dispel wind.

Indications

Dry skin, intestinal dryness with constipation, pruritus, alopecia.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women, dyspepsia and excessive diarrhea.