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Semen Nigellae

Hei Zhong Cao Zi
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Hei Zhong Cao Zi (Semen Nigellae)

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

The Effect of Semen Nigellae


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


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


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.


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