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Ku Shen 100 grams

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Ku Shen Granules, 100g Bottle

Brand: TCM Zone Single Herb Granules in Bottles

English name: Flavescent Sophora Root Granules

Chinese name: Ku Shen Granules

Unit Size: 100g Bottle

Potency: 5:1 extract granules

Taste: Bitter - Bensky

Properties: Cold - Bensky

Contraindications: Contraindicated in cases of cold from deficiency of the Spleen or Stomach. - Bensky

Chinese Symptomology: Jaundice, dysenteric disorder, vaginal discharge, sores due to damp-heat in the lower burner; Chronic itching, seepage, bleeding, genital itching due to damp toxin skin lesion; Painful urinary dribbling, hot edema due to damp-heat. - Bensky

Actions: Expels wind, stops itching, promotes urination. - Bensky

Pattern: Damp-heat in the lower burner; damp toxin skin lesion, damp-heat - Bensky

Channels Entered: Bladder, Heart, Liver, Large Intestine, Stomach, Small Intestine - Bensky


Ku Shen - Flavescent Sophora Root

Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Clears heat and dries dampness: primarily for damp-heat in the lower burner leading to jaundice, dysenteric disorder, vaginal discharge, and sores.
  • Disperses wind, kills parasites, and stops itching: for damp toxin skin lesions or infestations with chronic itching, seepage, and bleeding. Also for gential itching and vaginal discharge. Used both internally and topically.
  • Clears heat and promotes urination: for such disorders as damp-heat in the Small Intestine, painful urinary dribbling, and hot edema.

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