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Puncturevine caltrop fruit/ Fructus Tribuli/ Bai ji li/ Ji li


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Puncturevine caltrop fruit/ Fructus Tribuli/ Bai ji li/ Ji li

[Abstruct] Ji li the dried ripended seed of Tribulus terrestris L., pertaining to Zygophyllaceae. It is collected in fall when it ripens. The above ground part is collected. After sun dried, the plant is threshed to collect fruits which are ground to remove the thorn and impurities. It is used after stir-baked to yellow or stir-baked with salty solution.
[Medicinal Properties] Pungent, bitter and slightly warm. Slightly toxic; relate to liver meridian.
[Medicinal Efficacies] Pacify liver, relieve depression; activate blood and dispel wind; improve vision, and stop itching.
[Actions & Indications] Effective for soothing the liver to rid of depressed mood, invigorating blood to rid of pain, improving vision, stopping itchiness.Being used in treatment of? achy loin due to deficiency, spermatorrhea, leukorrhea,headache, dizziness, pink eyes with tears, keratitis, cloudiness in cornea, chronic bronchitis with coughing, milk not flowing, itchiness, rash, bulging sensatiion in the rib cage, vitiligo, etc.
[Modern Research] There are reports that body builders are using this herb to improve result through increasing testosterone. This herb may increase the luteinizing hormone which helps the development of the corpus luteum in the female and the production of testosterone by the interstitial cells of the testis in male.
[Clinical Applications]
1. Hyperactivity of liver yang, dizziness and dizzy vision:
Usually it is combined with Gouteng, Zhenzhumu and Juhua.
2. Distending pain in chest and hypochondrium, and agalactia with distending pain: It treats distending pain in chest and hypochondrium, in combination with Chaihu and Xiangfu. Also it treats agalactia with breast pain due to liver depression.
3. Reddish eyes and nebula: Jili is the most significant medicinal to dispel wind and improve vision. It usually treats reddish eyes, tearing and nebula due to wind heat, im combination with Juhua and Manjingzi.
4. Rubella, itching and vitiligo: It treats rubella an itching in combination withFangfeng and Jinje. Also by itself, it treats vitiligo after ground for oral administration
[Usage and Dosage]  
1. For decoction: 6-9g. Also it is used in pill and powder, as well as for external administration.
2. For external use: smash and apply or make into powder and sprinkle into affected parts.
[Toxicity & Cautions]
Use care in cases of blood deficient  and/or qixu (qi deficient)  and in cases of pregnancies.
Toxic re-actions:
1. overdose can cause toxic reaction: lack of energy, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, palpitation, rapid respiration, skin purpura. In serious cases it can cause lung edema, and respiration exhaustion. It can also cause high iron content in red cells and result in asphyxiate.
2. There are allergic reaction of skin itchiness, rash and erythema after consuming the herb.
For the convenience of customers, we offer the Puncturevine caltrop fruit (Ji li) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.
Every sachet(0.7g) is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.
The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.
Puncturevine caltrop fruit, Nettle fruit, Puncture vine fruit, Cathead fruit, Fructus Tribuli, Tribulus terrestris Linn, Bai ji li, Ji li

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 06 June, 2012.

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