Chuan Xiong

Chuan Xiong written in Chinese

Pinyin Name: Chuan Xiong

English Name: Radix Ligustici Chuanxiong

Other Names: Qiong Xiong

Tastes: Acrid, Warm

Origin: Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Shaanxi provinces in China

Health Conditions Treated with Chuan Xiong: Insomnia, Migraine

Benefits of Chuan Xiong:

Chuan Xiong is native to India, Kashmir and Nepal. It must be collected in summer when the nodal points on the stem protrude obviously in light purple. It can be used to treat insomnia, migraine.

Side Effects: Chuan Xiong may interfere with anticoagulant drugs.

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