Antelope Horn ( 羚羊角 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Cornu Antelopis (Saiga Tatarica)

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Ling Yang Jiao

Common English Name

Antelope Horn

Part of Plant Used

Horn

Nature

Cold

Taste

Salty

Meridians Entered

Liver, Heart

Common Usages

This herb is most often used in formulas that treat strokes and seizures and other severe heat-related imbalances (TCM: acute heat imbalances; internal wind imbalances; rising Liver Yang).

Traditional Usages and Functions

Pacifies Liver; extinguishes wind; quells heat and detoxifies fire poison; clears damp heat.

Common Formulas Used In

Leonuris and Achyranthes.

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

None.



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