She Chuang Zi

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Common Name:
Cnidium Fruit, Cnidium Seed, Cnidium Fruit,
Monnier’s Snowparsley,  Shechuangzi, Osthole, Jashoshi, Cnidii Fructus, Jashoshi

Botanical Name: Cnidium monnieri; fructus
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: She Chuang Zi
Follow your doctor or healthcare professional's advice for how to use this herb.
Do not use if pregnant or nursing.

She Chuang Zi Benefits & Information

She Chuang Zi is the medicinal herb from cnidium monnieri, a flowering plant that
is native to India, China, Korea, Mongolia, Vietnam, and Eastern Russia.
She Chuang Zi has a rich medicinal history. In traditional Chinese medicine
She Chuang Zi was used to address sexual function, fertility, skin health
and allergy concerns.   Research has found She Chuang Zi contains
over 400 constituents that benefit health. Several of the major components
that have been studied include coumarins, chromones, and osthole,
Coumarins possess anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties.
Chromones, contain antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory,
and antioxidant effects. Osthole may benefit memory, nervous
system function, cardiovascular health, blood sugar, blood pressure,
bone health, and contains antifungal, analgesic, and antibacterial properties.

She Chuang Zi has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to
dry dampness, warm kidney and strengthen yang. It is used in an external
application to kill parasites and ease itching, and as an internal application to
dispel cold and dry dampness. She Chuang Zi is a common ingredient in many
skincare creams in China and Japan. She Chuang Zi may benefit male libido,
support sexual performance, promote reproductive health, and benefit skin health.

She Chuang Zi is typically used topically in herbal salves, lotions, rinses,
and compresses.   She Chuang Zi may also be used as a tea, decoction, or tincture.
She Chuang Zi powder is perfect for making your own fresh filler-free capsules.

She Chuang Zi Herb Category: 
Substances for Topical Application
She Chuang Zi Properties:
Warm, Bitter, Acrid, Slightly Toxic
She Chuang Zi Channels: Kidney, Spleen
She Chuang Zi Naturally Occurring Components:  coumarins osthole,
imperatorin, xanthotoxol, volatile oils, liposoluble compounds, chromones,
monoterpenoid glucosides, terpenoids, glycosides, glucidesn, imperatorin,
bergapten, isopimpinellin, xanthotoxol, xanthotoxin, cnidimonal, cnidimarin

Herbs that Combine With She Chuang Zi

Magnolia Bark    Horny Goat Weed    Cinnamon