The TCM herb "she chuang zi" which in english is "cnidium seeds", is categorized within the "herbs for external applications" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the kidney channels and exhibits bitter (ku) and warm (wen) taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
She Chuang Zi may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored formula (in most cases), to influence the following conditions: impotence (erectile dysfunction), infertility and/or leukorrhea
As noted above, she chuang zi is within the herbs for external applications functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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