Yuan Zhi (Chinese Senega Root, Radix Polygalae, 远志 / 遠志)


Common names: Chinese Senega Root, Thinleaf Milkwort
Scientific name: Radix Polygalae

Parts used: Roots

Benefits: Chinese Senega Root calms heart and induces tranquilization, dispels phlegm, cures abscess and relieves swelling. Used to treat irritability, severe palpitation, insomnia, dreaminess and amnesia. Relieves symptoms of epilepsy and mania due to phlegm obstruction of heart. Helps to alleviate skin infections, acute mastitis and breast nodules.


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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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