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Japanese Thistle Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Japanese Thistle
Glycemic Index / Load
Japanese Thistle
Botanical Name
Cirsium Japonicum
Chinese Name
Da Ji

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Japanese Thistle Cures

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Action of Japanese Thistle

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Nutrients in Japanese Thistle

Taste of
Japanese Thistle

Nature of
Japanese Thistle


Parts Used

Leaves, Root, Oil

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Japanese Thistle

Avoid its use in pregnancy.
Excess intake may cause Vomiting and Nausea.

Drug Interaction :
If you are taking Japanese Thistle then do not take Anticoagulant drugs as it may cause blood clots.
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Japanese Thistle is a plant.
It may be perennial or biennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 90 Cm.
Best used for Bleeding.

In TCM :
Root of Japanese Thistle : Da Ji Tan
Aerial Part of Japanese Thistle : Da Ji Ye
Meridians Associated : Liver, Spleen, Heart

Antagonistic activity :
Action of Japanese Thistle and Chinese Liquorice are opposite in nature. They may antidote, cancel, reduce and or adversely affect the prognosis of each other.



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