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Semen Nigellae

Hei Zhong Cao Zi
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Name

Hei Zhong Cao Zi (Semen Nigellae)

  1. Hei Zhong Cao Zi
  2. 黑種草子
  3. 黑种草子

The Effect of Semen Nigellae

Property

Sweet, pungent, warm; spleen, lung and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Activate blood and stimulate the menstrual flow, promote diuresis and remove calculus, tonify the kidney and brain.

Indications

Edema, amenorrhea, abnormal menstruation, dizziness, scabies, cough and dyspnea, leucoderma, lithangiuria, hypogalactia, early white beard and hair,.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and people with heat disease.