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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Pinellia Ternata
Chinese Name
Zhi Ban Xia, Ban Xia

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Pinellia Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Pinellia

Nutrients in Pinellia

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Rhizome, Tuber

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Pinellia

Avoid use during Pregnancy.
It is Incompatible with Aconite Root.
Fresh Pinellia root is toxic.
Avoid in case of Dry Cough or Bleeding due to Yin Deficiency.
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Pinellia is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a warm climate.
It grows up to 45 Cm.
Best used for Nausea, Vomiting, Morning Sickness.

In TCM :
Pinellia Tuber : Ban Xia
Pinellia Rhizome : Zhi Ban Xia
Pinellia Tuber Leaven : Ban Xia Qu
Prepared Pinellia Tuber : Fa Ban Xia

Meridians Associated: Lungs, Spleen and Stomach.
Cancer Treatment: Useful in treating Stomach Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Cervix Cancer and Lungs Cancer.

Antagonistic activity :
Action of Pinellia maybe antidoted, canceled and or may be adversely affected by any of the following herbs :
Aconitum Kusnezoffii
Aconitum Carmichaelii


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Materia Medica for Pinellia

Single Herb

Pinellia for Wounds

Pinellia Rhizome is used externally as a poultice for Wounds.

Pinellia for Burns

Pinellia Rhizome is used externally as a poultice for Burns.
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Herbal Treatment For Herpes 1

Take following Herbs in mentioned quality :
20 g Dandelion root, 25 g Skullcap root, 30 g dried plant of Purslane, 15 g Pinellia roots, 20 g dried Indigo plant, 30 g American Ginseng root, 20 g Cinnamon twig, 30 g Bupleurum root, 20 g dried plant of Thlaspi Arvense and 40 g Liquorice root. Grind them to make powder. Add water in the required amount of the powder to make paste. Apply it over external Herpes.

Herbal Treatment For Whooping Cough 5

If you are suffering from Whooping Cough with Sore Throat and Chest Congestion then take the herbs as follows :
Prepare a decoction of Apricot seed, Pinellia Rhizome and Peucedanum Praeruptorum root. Take it, twice a day.

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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How should fresh Pinellia Rhizome be prepared so not toxic?
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