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Tuber Onion Seed

Jiu Cai Zi
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Jiu Cai Zi (Chinese Leek Seed)

  1. Jiu Cai Zi
  2. Chinese Leek Seed
  3. 韭菜子
  4. 韭子
  5. Semen Allii Tuberosi

The Effect of Tuber Onion Seed


Sweet, pungent, warm; liver and kidney meridians entered.


Tonify the liver and kidney, warm the waist and knees, tonify yang and secure essence.


Impotence, nocturnal emission, enuresis, frequent urination, diarrhea, morbid leucorrhea, stranguria with turbid discharge, soreness, cold and pain in lumbar and knees.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g.


It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.