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Tian Xian Zi

Tian Xian Zi
Tian Xian Zi #

Name

Tian Xian Zi (Semen Hyoscyami)

  1. Henbane Seed
  2. Semen Hyoscyami
  3. 天仙子

The Effect of Tian Xian Zi

Property

Bitter, pungent, warm, toxic; heart, stomach and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Relieve syspnea, relieve convulsion and induce tranquilization.

Indications

Insanity, cough and dyspnea, gastro spasm.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 0.06~0.6 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of heart disease, glaucoma, tachycardia and pregnant women.