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.
Smooth digestion and kill parasites.