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Introduction To Gordon Euryale Seed (qian shi)









Gordon Euryale Seed (qian shi)


Properties: Sweet, astringent in flavour, neutral in nature, it is tropistic to the spleen and kidney channels. Being sweet in flavour, it can reinforce the spleen and the kidney; and as an astringent remedy, it has effects of preserving body essence and arresting diarrhea. This herb is an important remedy for invigorating the spleen and kidney channels and functions in strengthening the spleen to relieve diarrhea, tonifying the kidney to arrest spermatorrhea and leucorrhagla. It serves to treat protracted diarrhea, spermatorrhea and leukorrhagia due to deficiency of both the spleen and the kidney.

Effects: Astringing intestines to arrest diarrhea, tonifying the kidney to preserve kidney essence and curing leukorrhagia.


1. For kidney-deficiency manifested as spontaneous emission and spermatorrhea, it is used with drugs for reinforcing the kidney to preserve essence including Os Draconis Fossilia Ossis Mastodi, Concha Ostreae, Semen Astragali Complanati, as in Golden Lock Pill for Keeping the Kidney Essence (Jinsuo Gujing Wan).

2. For leukorrhagia due to insufficiency of the spleen with overabundance of dampness, it is used with herbs for invigorating the spleen to arrest leucorrhagia, such as Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae, Rhizoma Atractylodis, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma Dioscoreae, etc. For damp-heat leukorrhea, it is used with herbs for eliminating heat and dampness such as Cortex Phellodendri, Cortex Ailanthi, Semen Plantaginis, etc.

3. For deficiency of the spleen with overabundance of dampness, and protracted diarrhea, it is used with herbs for invigorating the spleen to eliminate dampness and stop diarrhea, such as Radix Astragali seu Hedysari, Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Rhizoma Dioscoreae, Poria, etc.

Dosage and Administration: 10-15g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Gordon Euryale Seed (qian shi) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet 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.


Air ship 50 sachets of Gordon Euryale Seed (qian shi) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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