Plantain Seed (che qian zi)

Nature: Cold; sweet; attributive to liver, kidneys, lungs and small intestine.


Plantain Seed / Plantago Asiatica

(che qian zi) 車前子


 

  

 

Nature: Cold; sweet; attributive to liver, kidneys, lungs and small intestine.

 

Characteristics: Seeds of a perennial herb grows by roadsides and in fields and yards throughout the world and is widely used as herb in North America and Europe. It can be used as daily food and for long-term use.

 

Therapeutic effects: Clear away heat, promote diuresis for painful urination and bladder infections; promote semen production for male infertility; lower blood pressure; improve vision due to liver deficiency; eliminate sputum and relieve cough.