Qian Shi


Qian Shi in TCM:

Explore the properties of Qian Shi according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: euryale, euryale seed
Pharmacuetical Name: Semen Euryales
Properties: sweet, astringent, neutral

Temperature: neutral

Channels: SP, KD

Flavors: astringent, sweet

Special Properties:
essence, clears damp

Actions / Indications:
  • Tonify KD; stabilizes essence (nocturnal emission, premature ejaculation, spermatorrhea, urinary frequency)
  • Tonifies SP; stops diarrhea (chronic diarrhea from SP deficiency)
  • Expels Damp; Stops vaginal discharge (vaginal discharge due to either deficiency or damp-heat)

    Special Notes:
  • Combine Qian Shi with Jin Ying Zi to treat Spermatorrhea.