Dried herbal medicine Radix Scrophulariae figwort root xuen shen

Scrophularia (玄参, xuan shen, Chinese figwort, figwort, scrophularia ningpoensis)is a famous Chinese traditional medicine, and can clean heat and purge fire. Entering meridians include the Kidney, Lung and Stomach.

Cooling blood and nourishing Yin, purging fire and detoxifying. It is used for red and thirsty tongue, warm and toxic spots, bone steaming and cough, red eyes, sore throat, Pandora, diphtheria, carbuncle and sore poison.

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What is Scrophularia?

Scrophulariae is a commonly used Chinese medicinal material. Scrophularia is usually used for semen damage caused by fever, the red of the tongue body, patients appearing irritable, thirsty and fever, fever after the appearance of macules, rash such symptoms. Scrophularia has the effect of heat release and detoxification. Scrophularia can be used for the treatment of bone steam and labor fever, which can also be used for the treatment of sore throat, carbuncles swelling poison. Scrophulariae can effectively improve the body immunity, prevent diseases, especially for constipation, astringent eyes, sore throat and other symptoms of people. Scrophulariae grows in bamboo forests, streams, jungles and tall grasses below 1700 meters. Scrophulariae is mainly produced in Henan, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Fujian and other places.

Active ingredients


(2)6-O-methylcatalpol;Scropolioside A

(3)Angoroside C ,C36H48O19

Product Description

Chinese Name 玄参
Pin Yin Name Xuan Shen
English Name Figwort Root
Latin Name Radix Scrophulariae
Botanical Name Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl.
Other name xuan shen, Chinese figwort, figwort, scrophularia ningpoensis
Appearance Black root
Smell and Taste Special smell as burnt sugar, bitter and slightly sweet
Specification Whole, slices, powder (We can also extract if you need)
Part Used Root
Shelf life 2 Years
Storage Store in cool and dry places, keep away from strong light
Shipment By Sea, Air, Express, Train

Scrophularia Benefits

1. Scrophularia can clear heat and cool blood;

2. Scrophularia can purge fire and remove toxicity;

3. Scrophularia can nourish yin for lowering fire. 

Other benefits

(1)It can inhibit Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

(2)It can dilate peripheral blood vessels, enhance cardiac contractility, slow heart rate and increase urine output.

(3)The extract has sedative and anticonvulsant effects.


1.Scrophularia is not suitable for people with weak spleen and stomach.

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