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Introduction To Burreed Tuber (san ling) 









Burreed Tuber (san ling)

Rhizoma Sparganh


Properties: It is bitter in flavour and neutral in nature, acting on the liver and spleen channels. Owing to the property of bitterness and neutrality, it has relatively strong effects of dispersion and purgation. It acts on both blood and Qi systems. It has effects of relieving blood and qi stasis, and mass in the abdomen, promoting circulation of Qi, removing food stagnancy, and relieving pain. It is used to treat amenorrhea, abdominal pain caused by stasis of blood and Qi, mass in the abdomen, abdominal distention due to dyspepsia, and other syndromes.

Effects: Relieving blood stasis and promoting circulation of Qi, and removing stagnation of Qi to stop pain.


1. For treatment of amenorrhea, abdominal mass in women, it is usually used in combination with Rhizoma Zedoariaae, Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae, Lumbricus, and other herbs to remove blood stasis and resolve abdominal mass, such as Sanleng Wan, written in ¡<Standards of women¡¯s Diseases¡\; For treatment of blood and Qi stasis in the liver channel, distention and stabbing pain in costal regions, it can be used together with Radix Bupleuri, Rhizome Cyperi, Radix Salviae miltiorrhizae, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Radix Curcumae, and other herbs having the effect of removing Qi and blood stasis to relieve pain.

2. For treatment of indigesation, stagnation of Qi, distention and pain in stomach and abdomen, it can be used together with Semen Paphani, Radix Aucklandiae, Semen Arecae, and other herbs with the function of promoting digestion and removing stagnation of Qi.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g.

Precautions: Contraindicated in pregnancy.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Burreed Tuber (san ling) 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, once 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 Burreed Tuber (san ling) 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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