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Common Names: Cistanche, Cistanche Herb, Broomrape, Broom-rape, Orbanche, Fleshy Stem of the Broomrape, Ginseng of the Desert
Botanical Name: Cistanche deserticola herb
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Rou Cong Rong
Cistanche Herb Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Cistanche Herb Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use when diarrhea is present.
Cistanche Herb Benefits & Information
Cistanche is a perennial obligate parasite member of the Orobanchaceae plant family. It does not contain any chlorophyll and relies on its host for nutrients and water. Cistanche originated in the desert regions of China. The stems are harvested in the spring, then cut and dried for medicinal use.
In traditional Chinese medicine cistanche herb is considered a superior tonic and is used to ease pain, replenish blood, and strengthen kidney yang. Studies have found cistanche benefits immune health, supports sexual health, promotes kidney health, protects nerve health, benefits male reproductive function, supports circulatory health, and may ease occasional constipation. Cistanche contains antioxidant properties that help the body fight damage from outside stress and may slow aging.
Cistanche Herb Category: Herbs that Tonify the Yang
Cistanche Herb Properties: Sweet, Warm, Salty
Cistanche Herb Meridians / Channels: Large Intestine, Kidney, Liver
Cistanche Herb Naturally Occurring Components: Iridoids. Cistamin, Cistachlorine, Cistanosides A, B,C,D,E,F,G, D-mannose, β-Sitostero, Succinic acid、β-Sitosterol-glucoside, H, I Cistanosides H, I ,Decaffeoylacteoside
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