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LEPIDIUM SEED [葶藶子,TING LI ZI]

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Name : Lepidium Seed Chinese Name : 葶藶子 Latin Name : Semen Lepidii seu Descurainiae Overview This herb is the dried ripe seed of Lepidium apetalum Willd., or Descurainia sophia (L.) of the family Cruciferae. The former is called northern lepidium seed and is mostly produced in the Hebei and ...

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SARGASSUM OR SEAWEED [海藻, HAI ZAO]

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Name : Sargassum or Seaweed Chinese Name : 海藻 Latin Name : Herba Sargassum Overview This herb is the dried seaweed of Sargassum pallidum (Turn.) C.Ag., or S.fusiforme (Harv.) Setch. of the family Sargassaceae. It is harvested along the coast of the Zheziang, Fujian, Shandong, and Liaoning provinces of China, ...

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PINELLIA TUBER [半夏, BAN XIA]

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Name : Pinellia Tuber Chinese Name : 半夏 Latin Name : Rhizome Pinelliae Overview This herb is the dried stem tuber of  Pinellia  ternate (Thumb.) of the family Araceae. It  is grown in most parts of China. The tuber is harvested in summer and autumn, washed clean and dried in ...

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BITTER APRICOT KERNEL [苦杏仁, KU XING REN]

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Name : Bitter Apricot Kernel Chinese Name : 苦杏仁 Latin Name : Semen Armeniacae amarum Overview This herb is the dried kernel of Prunus armeniaca L., P. sibirica L., or P. mandshurica (Maxim). Koehne of the familiy Rosaccae. The plant is cultivated mainly in the Hebei, Shaanxi, Shandong, and Shanxi provinces of ...

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PLATYCODON ROOT [桔梗, JIE GENG]

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Name : Platycodon Root Chinese Name : 桔梗 Latin Name : Radix platycodi Overview This herb is the dried root of Platycodon grandiflorum (Jacq). A .DC. of the family Campanulaceae. It is mainly grown in the Anhui, Jiangsu, and Shendong provinces of China, where it is collected in spring and autumn, ...

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RHODODENDRON [满山红, MAN SHAN HONG]

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Name : Rhododendron Chinese Name : 满山红 Latin Name : Folium Rhododendri daurici Overview This herb is the dried leaves and flowers of Rhododendron dauricum L, of the family Ericaceae. It is widely grown in the Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces, and Inner Mongolia of China, where it is harvested in ...

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STEMONA ROOT [百部, BAI BU]

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Name : Stemona Root Chinese Name : 百部 Latin Name : Radix Stemonae Overview This herb is the dried root of Stemona sessilifolia (Miq.), S. japonica Miq., or S. tuberosa Lour. of the family Stemonaceae. It is mainly grown in the Anhui, Hubei, Jiangsu, Shandong, and Zheziang provinces of China, where it is collected in the ...

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