Szechuan Ox Knee
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Common Name: Szechuan Ox Knee, Ox Knee Root, Ox Knee, Cyathula Root, Ox Knee From Sichuan, Hookweed Root
Botanical Name: Cyathula officinalis; Radix, Achyranthes prostrata
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Chuan Niu Xi
Szechuan Ox Knee Dosage: Follow doctor or healthcare professional's instructions for how to use this herb.
Szechuan Ox Knee Precautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. Do not use if excessive bleeding is present.
Szechuan Ox Knee Benefits & Information
Szechuan ox knee is an herbaceous perennial plant native to Southwest and South China. The roots of the Szechuan ox knee plant have been used for over a thousand years in China for gynecological, orthopedic, and circulatory health concerns. Studies have found that components of Szechuan ox knee contain immunostimulant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anti-aging, and antihypertensive effects. Compounds in Szechuan ox knee have been found to eliminate blood stasis and improve menstrual flow.
In traditional Chinese medicine Szechuan ox knee invigorates the blood, dispels blood stasis, unblocks menses, expels wind, drains dampness, tonifies the kidney and liver, and strengthens tendons and bones. Chinese ox knee may support circulatory health, promote healthy blood pressure, benefit joint health, and promote bone and tendon health.
Szechuan ox knee can be used as a tea, decoction, or tincture. Szechuan ox knee powder is perfect to make your own fresh filler-free Szechuan ox knee capsules.
Szechuan Ox Knee Properties: Herbs that Invigorate the Blood
Szechuan Ox Knee Properties: Neutral, Sweet, Slightly Bitter
Szechuan Ox Knee Channels: Kidney, Liver
Naturally Occurring Components: β-ecdysterone
Herbs that Combine With Szechuan Ox Knee
"Medicinal Cyathula Root." TCM Wiki. Web. 30 Oct. 2015.