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Xanthium (Fructus Xanthii, Cang er zi)


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Xanthium (Fructus Xanthii, Cang er zi)

[Abstruct] Cangerzi is the dried fruit of Xanthium sibiricum Patr. With nvolucre, pertaining to Asteraceae. It is collected in fall when the seed becomes ripe. The stem ans leaf as well as other impurities are removed. It is stir-baked to remove the thorn for medical purpose.
[Medicinal Properties]
The herb is pungent and bitter in flavour, warm in nature and acts on the lung channel. Pungent and warm for dispersion, and bitter and warm for removing dampness, it is good at expelling wind-cold-damp pathogens from the exterior to clear channels and relieve pain, and it can remove pathogenic dampness and clear nasal passage.It is indicated for arthralgia due to wind-dampness, headache with rhinorrhea of turbid discharge, headache due to pathogenic wind-cold and other syndromes.
[Medicinal Efficacies] Dispel cold, release superficies; open nose; dispel wind, resolve dampness; stop pain.
[Clinical Applications]
1. Wind-cold of exterior type: Cangerzi treats external contraction of wind-cold, manifesting as aversion to cold, fever headache, body pain, nasal congestion and nasal discharge, in combination with Fangfeng, Baizhi and Qianghuo. But it is seldom used in the wind-cold of erterior type for it is weak to dispel cold and release superficies.
2. Sinusitis: I treats sinusitis, with headache, poor olfaction, turbid nasal discharge, by oral administration or external applcation. It treats sinusitis due to wind-cold, combined with Xinyi and Baizhi; for example in Cangerzi Powder. It treats sinusitis due to wind-heat invasion or accumulation of damp-heat, in combination with Bohe and Huangqin.
3. Wind-damp and arthralgic pain: By itself, it treats arthralgia due to wind-admp, manifesting as joint pain and convulsion of four limbs, o r in combination with other wind-damp-dispelling medicinals.
[Usage and Dosage] Raw Herb 3-9g/time.
[Toxicity and Cautions] Avoid with headache due to blood deficiency. Over dosage tends to cause intoxication.
Cang er cao: Cangercao is the stem and leaf of Xanthium sibiricum Patr. Bitter, pungent and slightly toxic. It can dispel wind, clear heat and relieve toxicity, to treat arthralgic pain due to wind-damp with convulsion of four limbs and leprosy, deep-rooted boils, and skin itching. Dosage 6-15g. it is toxic, avoid use for long time. Also it can be used externally.
For the convenience of customers, we offer Fructus Xanthii (Cangerzi) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.
Every sachet (0.3g) is equivalent to raw herb 9 grams.
The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, one time per day. Recommend 60 sachets for one treatment period (30 days). 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 herb tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.
If you do not know the herb property and function well, please consult our doctors online freely before ordering or fill the patient form: then we can give you proper advice in 24 hours.
Xanthium (Siberian Cocklebur Fruit, Common Cocklebur fruit, Fructus, Xanthium Sibiricum Patr. ex Widd., Fructus Xanthii Sibirici, Cang er zi)


This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 22 May, 2012.

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