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Imperata Cylindrica Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Imperata Cylindrica
Glycemic Index / Load
Cogongrass Rhizome
Botanical Name
Imperata Cylindrica
Chinese Name
Bai Mao Gen, Bai mao

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Imperata Cylindrica Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Imperata Cylindrica

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Imperata Cylindrica

Taste of
Imperata Cylindrica

Nature of
Imperata Cylindrica


Parts Used

Rhizome, Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Imperata Cylindrica

Avoid in case of Stomach and Spleen deficiency due to Cold.
Avoid in case of Vomiting due to Cold.
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Imperata Cylindrica is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 3 M.
Best used for Blood Cooling.

In TCM :
Imperata Cylindrica : Mao Gen
Imperata Cylindrica Root : Bai Mao Gen
Meridians associated : Lung, Urinary Bladder, Stomach and Small Intestine.


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Materia Medica for Imperata Cylindrica

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Kelly ( USA /Calif )
27 Feb 2018
Can I take Baimaogeng (Rhizoma Imperatae) together with Tamiflu medicine? Us there drug interaction?
David ( USA/Pennsylvania )
24 Apr 2018
I have 5:1 granules. How do I measure the .5-1.0 gym dosage? Teaspoons? Tablespoons? Do you dissolve the granules in hot water as a tea?
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