Qian Shi

Review Qian Shi Forms and Sizes Below

Common Names: Euryale Seeds, Fox Nut Barley, Prickly Lily Seed, Foxnut, Makhana, Gorgon Nut
Botanical Name: Euryale Ferox Semen
Chinese / Pin Yin Name:  Qian Shi
Qian Shi Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Qian Shi Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing, avoid with cases of acute diarrhea, do not use if taking antibiotics or if you have the flu or common cold.

Qian Shi Benefits & Information

Qian Shi is a popular ingredient in Indian cuisine.  It also offers many medicinal benefits.  In traditional Chinese medicine it is used to tonify the kidneys and secure essence, tonify the spleen to check diarrhea, dry dampness and stop vaginal discharge. Qian Shi promotes cardiovascular health, benefits a healthy blood pressure, supports reproduction, benefits digestion, promotes a health blood sugar level along with exercise and healthy diet and supports kidney health.  It contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, is high in calcium and an excellent source of protein.
Qian Shi Properties:  Neutral, Sweet
Qian Shi Channels / Meridians: Urinary, Genital, Digestive Systems, Kidney, Spleen
Qian Shi Naturally Occurring Components:  starch, protein, fat, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, nicotinic acid, carotene, vitamin C 

Herbs That Combine With Qian Shi

Coix Seed     Sha Yuan Zi     Ginger     

References:  
http://alternativehealing.org/qian_shi.htmhttps://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Qian-Shi-Cid5011https://www.healthdietmedicine.com/10-proven-benefits-of-makhana-fox-nut-euryale-ferox/