Xun Ma


Xun Ma written in Chinese

Pinyin Name: Xun Ma

English Name: Urtica

Other Names: Nettle, Stinging Nettle

Tastes: Bitter, Pungent

Origin: Africa, China, Western Asia

Xun Ma is native to Africa, China and Western Asia. It covers meridians of lung, liver and kidney. Xun Ma can also be eaten as food. It is used as an ingredient in dishes such as Stinging nettle puree. Recommended dosage is from 5 to 10 grams.

Benefits of Xun Ma include:

Clear the meridians.
Expel wind-dampness.
Smooth digestion and kill parasites.

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