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Lu Jiao (Cervus elaphus)

By June 26, 2010August 30th, 2022No Comments
  • Botanical name: Cervus elaphus
  • Common name: Deer antler
  • Family: Cervidae
  • Part used in Chinese medicine: antler
  • Major Chinese medicine actions:
  • Tonifies Liver and Kidneys, fortifies yang,
    invigorates blood, reduces swelling
Cervus elaphus (red deer)
Cervus elaphus (red deer)

Photo Credits: (top to bottom)
Photo 1: Cervus elaphus (red deer); author Mehmet Karatay; permission under GFDL
Photo 2: Cervus elaphus (red deer); author Traroth; permission under GFDL