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

General Name
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Botanical Name
Bupleurum Falcatum, Bupleurum Scorzoneraefolium
Chinese Name
Chai Hu, Nan Chai Hu

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Bupleurum

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breastfeeding.
Excess may cause Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Edema.
Do not take Bupleurum during extreme Headache and Eye inflammation.
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Bupleurum is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a cold climate.
It grows up to One Meter.
Best used for Piles.

In TCM :
Root of Chinese Bupleurum : Chai Hu

Meridians affected : Liver, Gallbladder, Triple Warmer and Pericardium.

Cancer Treatment : Bupleurum treats the Cancers of the Spleen, Liver, Abdomen, Lungs and Reproductive Organs.


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Bupleurum General

Bupleurum is one of the most beneficial herbs as it is utilized to cure multiple ailments.
It was first used by the Chinese for treating liver problems. Its health benefits are as follows:
Bupleurum enhances the over all health of the Liver, Spleen and the digestive system.
It is a good herbal treatment for Hepatitis and Cirrhosis of the Liver. It reduces the inflammation and repairs the damaged cells of the Liver. It inhibits the growth of cancer cells in the Liver.
It reduces the inflammation of the Liver, Kidneys, and the upper respiratory tract.
Bupleurum is a Liver protective remedy. The Liver filters the toxins and wastes matter from the body. Bupleurum helps the Liver to do just that, clean the body. The roots of Bupleurum are a natural source of Saikosides. Saikosides is a chemical responsible for maintaining a healthy Liver, Spleen, and Gallbladder. It aids the stimulation of steroids in the body. As a result, this helps to make the immune system strong.
Bupleurum has anti inflammatory properties that boost the natural defense system of the body. It increases the absorption of Vitamin C in the Body. Consequently, the Immune system becomes strong.
Bupleurum is an all round herb for convalescence, especially after diseases like AIDS, Lupus, Drug Addiction and Arthritis.
Bupleurum is also meant for the Kidneys. It reduces the inflammation of the nephrons. The kidneys and the liver serve the homogeneous purpose of removing toxins from the body. Kidneys prevent the loss of protein from the body. Bupleurum helps the Kidneys in this job. It prevents the cell damage and the protein loss.
The anti allergic properties of the Bupleurum suppresses the symptoms of allergies.
Bupleurum improves the blood circulation in the body.
It is an effective tonic for the Nervous System. It calms your mind and helps the body to overcome stress. It reduces Depression and Anxiety by inhibiting stress hormones that influence the Mood.
Bupleurum also reduces Muscle pain and Headaches.
Bupleurum decreases the level of cholesterol and glucose in the blood.
It is a good herbal treatment for Fever. Bupleurum roots lowers Fever and reduces the Body Heat. It is used to treat Malaria and Backwater Fever. It is effective against Nausea, Vomiting and dizziness.
Bupleurum acts as a Digestive aid. It helps in Abdominal pain and Bloating.
It is a good Appetizer. It treats Indigestion, Constipation, and Diarrhea.
Bupleurum has been proved beneficial for women too. It treats Premenstrual Syndrome ( PMS ). On one side it eases the painful Menses and on the other hand it is helpful in Scanty menses. It helps in the production of Progesterone. These hormones prepares the uterus for pregnancy.
Caution: Always consult your doctor before using this herb.
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