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Shan Ci Gu

Shan Ci Gu
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Shan Ci Gu (Indian Iphigenia Bulb)

  1. Indian Iphigenia Bulb
  2. 山慈姑
  3. 山慈菇
  4. 山茨菇
  5. Rhizoma Pleionis

The Effect of Shan Ci Gu


Sweet, slightly pungent, cold, slightly toxic; liver, stomach and lung meridians entered.


Resolve swelling and dissipate nodulation, resolve phlegm and remove toxicity.


Sores and boils, snake and insect bites, sore throat, scrofula, lyssodexis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or pounded into juice, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying.


It is contraindicated for weak people.