Tong Cao (Rice Paper Pith, Medulla Tetrapanacis, 通草)

$80.00 CAD


1 lb authentic, natural Tong Cao in bulk herb (sealed bag)


Common names: Rice Paper Pith, Tetrapanax

Scientific name: Medulla Tetrapanacis

Parts used: Stems

Benefits: Rice Paper Pith induces diuresis and promotes lactation. Used to treat edema, stranguria and painful urination.


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Based on standardized traditions of Chinese Medicine, the process of selecting, slicing, drying, sterilizing, fermenting, roasting, and steaming has been applied to achieve best properties and efficiencies of each herb.  

Caution: Use single Chinese herbs with caution; professional healthcare advice is recommended. Chinese herbs are generally combined in herbal formulas to work effectively together for desired results, and to minimize potential side effects. You can search our extensive collection of patent Chinese medicine to find the formula with the utilized herb most suitable for your health needs.


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