Linum ( 火麻仁 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Cannibis Sativae

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Huo Ma Ren

Common English Name

Cannibis

Part of Plant Used

Seed

Nature

Neutral

Taste

Sweet

Meridians Entered

Spleen, Stomach, Large Intestine

Common Usages

This herb is used in formulas to treat constipation (TCM: caused by chronic Yin Deficiency), and is sometimes used topically (or in herbal combinations) to promote healing of sores.

Traditional Usages and Functions

Nourishes and moistens Intestines; nourishes Yin; clears heat and promotes healing of sores.

Common Formulas Used In

pricot Seed and Linum

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

Do not use where there is diarrhea.



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