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Semen Lini

Ya Ma Zi
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Ya Ma Zi (Semen Lini)

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

The Effect of Semen Lini


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


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


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.


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