Cnidium monnieri

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Cnidium monnieri

Cnidium monnieri 

CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE

An annual herb, the seeds of which contain essential oils, including borneol, camphene, pinene, and terpineol and coumarins. It has been used as an antiseptic, astringent, and stimulant; topically for abscesses, eczema, itching and oozing skin lesions, ringworm, and scabies, as a douche for vaginal discharge and yeast infection, and internally for male impotence and female infertility. 

Synonyms Monnier’s snowparsley, Selenum monnieri, she chuang dze, she chuang zi 

Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cnidium_monnieri 

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