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ZIZYPHUS [酸枣仁, SUAN ZAO REN]

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Name : Zizyphus Chinese Name : 酸枣仁 Latin Name : Semen Zizyphi Spinosae Overview This herb is the dried, ripe fruit of Ziziphus jujuba Mill var spinosa (Burge.) Hu ex H.F. Chou of  the family Rhamnaceae. The plant grows mostly in the mountains in the Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, and Shaanxi ...

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ASARUM HERB [细辛, XI XIN]

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Name : Asarum Herb Chinese Name : 细辛 Latin Name : Herba Asari Overview This herb is the entire plant of  Asarum heterotropoides Fr. Schmidt var Mandshuricum (Maxim.)  Kitag.  (bei xi xin) and  A, sieboldii  Miq. (hua xi xin) of the family Aristolochiaceae. It is mainly grown in the regions of ...

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APOCYNUM [罗布麻, LUO BU MA]

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Name : Apocynum Chinese Name : 罗布麻 Latin Name : Herba Apocynum Venetum Overview This herb is the dried leaves, aboveground parts, and root of  red hogbene, Apocynum venetum L. of the family Apocynaceae. It is mainly grown in the Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, and Xinjiang provinces ...

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ALBIZZIA BARK [合歡皮, HE HUAN PI]

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Name : Albizzia Bark Chinese Name : 合歡皮 Latin Name : Cortex Albizzia Overview This herb is the dried bark and flowers of  an auspicious tree, Albizzia julibrissin Durazz, or A. kalkora (Roxb.) Prain of  the family Leguminosae. It is mainly grown in the Hebei, Henan, and Hubei provinces of China, ...

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NOTOGINSENG [ 三七, SAN QI]

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Name : Notoginseng Chinese Name : 三七 ( 田七) Latin Name : Radix Notoginseng Overview This herb is the dried root of  Panax notoginseng (Burk.) F.H. Chen or P.pseudoginseng Wall of the family Araliaceae. It grows in the Guangxi and Yunnan provinces of China, is collected in autumn, cleaned after ...

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VACCARIA SEED [王不留行, WANG BU LIU XING]

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Name : Vaccaria Seed Chinese Name : 王不留行 Latin Name : Semen Vaccariae Overview This herb is the dried ripe seeds of Vaccaria segetalis (Neck) Garcke of the family Caryophyllaceae. It grows mainly in the Hebei, Heilongjiang, Liaoning, and Shandong provinces of China. The herb and its seeds are harvested ...

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