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Chinese Wild Ginger Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Chinese Wild Ginger
Glycemic Index / Load
Chinese Wild Ginger
Botanical Name
Asarum Heterotropoides
Chinese Name
Xi Xin

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Chinese Wild Ginger Cures


Action of Chinese Wild Ginger

Nutrients in Chinese Wild Ginger


Taste of
Chinese Wild Ginger

Nature of
Chinese Wild Ginger


Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Chinese Wild Ginger

Do not take during Pregnancy.
Use with extreme caution in case of Kidney Diseases.
It is incompatible with :
Cornus Officinalis
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Chinese Wild Ginger is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 20 Cm.
Best used for Cold and Cough.

In TCM :
Chinese Wild Ginger : Xi Xin
Meridians associated : Lung, Heart and Kidney.

Antagonistic activity :
Action of Chinese Wild Ginger and Veratrum Nigrum are opposite in nature. They may antidote, cancel, reduce and or adversely affect the prognosis of each other.


Grown In

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Materia Medica for Chinese Wild Ginger

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Herbal Treatment For Cold 17

Prepare a decoction of Chinese Wild Ginger Root, Ephedra Stem and Cinnamon Twig. Take 150 ml, once a day for 2 days at bed time.

Herbal Treatment For Avian Flu 2

Take 1 teaspoon each of the following dried herbs :
Chinese Wild Ginger
White Peony
Grind all the above herbs. Consume it with one glass of water.
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