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Panax notoginseng (Burk.) F. H. Chen
Source of Earliest Record
Part Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations
The roots are dug in spring or winter. The spring roots have a stronger pharmacological effect than winter roots. After cleaning, the roots are dried in the sun.
Properties & Taste
Sweet, bitter and warm
Liver and stomach
1. To stop bleeding and release stagnation; 2. To invigorate blood circulation and stop pain
Indications & Combinations
1. Hemorrhage in the interior or at the surface of the body. The powder of Notoginseng (Sanqi) is taken alone, or it may be used with Ophicalcite (Huaruishi) and Carbonized human hair (Xueyutan) in the formula Huaxue Dan.
2. Hemorrhages and swelling due to external injuries. Powdered Notoginseng (Sanqi) is used alone externally.
3-10 g; 1-1.5
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