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Da Ji (Cirsium japonicum)

  • Botanical name: Cirsium japonicum
  • Common name: Large thistle
  • Literal name translation: large thistle
  • Family: Asteraceae (aster family)
  • Part used in Chinese medicine: plant and root
  • Major Chinese medicine actions:
  • Cools blood, stops bleeding, reduces swelling, benefits gallbladder
Da Ji

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