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Introduction To Curculigo Rhizome (xian mao)









Curculigo Rhizome (xian mao)

Rhizoma Curculigins


Properties: Pungent in flavour, highly warm and mildly toxic in nature, it is tropistic to the liver, kidney and spleen channels. Being highly pungent, warm, dry and mildly toxic, it has a strongest power in invigorating kidney-yang, and has effects of dispelling wind-dampness and strengthening muscles and bones, serves to treat syndromes resulted from insufficiency of kidney-yang and decline of the fire from the gate of life, arthralgia syndrom of wind-dampness and weak extremities.

Effects: Toifying kidney-yang, strengthening muscles and bones, dispelling pathogenic wind and eliminating dampness.


1. For insufficiency of kidney-yang and decline of fire from the gate of life manifested as impotence, premature ejeculation, infertility due to sperm coldness, it is often used with herbs for warming the kidney and strengthening Yang, such as Herba Epimedii, Radix Morindae Officinalis, Cortex Eucommiae, Radix Rehmanniae Praeparata, Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum, etc.

2. For arthralgia-syndrome due to wind-dampness, cold pain in the loins and knees, lumbago due to kidney-deficiency and weak extremities, it is often used together with Ramulus Loranthi, Radix Dipsaci, Radix Angelicae Pubescens, Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae, Padix Achyranthis, Cortex Eucommiae, etc. to tonify the liver and kidney to dispel wind :Cdampness.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g.

Precautions: Owing to its pungent, warm and toxic properties, this herb should not be used in overdose and for a long time.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Curculigo Rhizome (xian mao) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 6 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 Curculigo Rhizome (xian mao) 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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