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Dipsacus Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

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General Name
English Name
Botanical Name
Dipsacus Asperoides
Hindi Name
Chinese Name
Xu Duan, Chuan Xu Duan

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Dipsacus Cures


Action of Dipsacus

Nutrients in Dipsacus

Taste of

Bitter, Acrid, Sweet

Nature of


Parts Used


Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Dipsacus

Excessive use may cause toxicity.


Dipsacus is a flowering plant.
It is biennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 1.8 M.
Best used for Liver and Kidney Problems.

In TCM :
Dipsacus Root : Xu Duan
Meridians associated : Liver and Kidney.


Materia Medica for Dipsacus

Single Herb

Dipsacus for Uterine Bleeding

Use fried herb to treat bleeding in the Uterine.

Dipsacus for Internal Injury

Use wine fried root to treat Traumatic Injury and to reconnect Sinews and Bones.

Dipsacus for Liver Disorders

Use raw or cooked root of the herb to tonify the liver.
If using the root as raw then prepare a juice and take it twice a day else use cooked root, twice a day.
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