Herbs dried radix achyranthis bidentatae huai niu xi Achyranthes Root

Achyranthis Bidentatae (怀牛膝, achyranthis, ox knee, niu xi, huai niu xi, achyranthes bidentata)is a member of the Amaranthaceae family, has been widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for 1000s of years.

Tonify the liver and kidney, strengthen muscles and bones, expel blood stasis and dredge meridians, and draw blood downward. It is used for sore waist and knee, weakness of muscles and bones, syndrome of amenorrhea, dizziness of liver yang.

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What is Achyranthis Bidentatae?

Achyranthes bidentata is a traditional medicinal material in Chinese medicine. Many people literally think it is the knee of a cow. In fact, it is not like this. Achyranthes bidentata contains large amount of BAI alkaloids, which can nourish liver and kidney, strengthen muscles and bones, clear channels and collaterals, and disperse bad blood. Clinically, Achyranthes bidentata is often used to treat cold and dampness, bone pain in the waist and knee, soft and acid in the waist and knee, limb tension, abnormal menstrual blood, postpartum blood stasis, abdominal pain, blood drenching, injury and knee flexion, etc. Achyranthes bidentata is one of the drugs commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine prescriptions to regulate collaterals and promote blood circulation

Active ingredients

1. oleanolic acid a-L-hamnopyranosyl-β-D-galac-topyranoside

2. glucuronic acid;galacturonic acid;arabinose

3. Rhamnose;inokosterone;phenylalanine

Product Description

Chinese Name 怀牛膝
Pin Yin Name Huai Niu Xi
English Name Achyranthes Root
Latin Name Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae
Botanical Name  Achyranthes bidentata Blume
Other name achyranthis, ox knee, niu xi, huai niu xi, achyranthes bidentata
Appearance Light brown root
Smell and Taste Light smell, lightly sweet then bitter and astringent taste
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

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Achyranthis Bidentatae Benefits

1. Achyranthis Bidentatae can activate blood and dredge meridians;

2. Achyranthis Bidentatae can tonify liver and kidney;

3. Achyranthis Bidentatae can strengthen tendon and bone;

4. Achyranthis Bidentatae can promote diuresis and relieve stranguria;

5. Achyranthis Bidentatae canconduct fire (blood) to go downward.  

Other benefits

1. Ecdysterone has a strong protein synthesis promoting effect.

2. It has obvious inhibitory effect on ear swelling, anti-inflammatory and analgesic

3. It can excite the intestinal segment, improve the tension and strengthen the contractility.



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