Coix Seed or Chinese Pearl Barley:brief introduction and its splendid applications including clearing dampness.


Applications and Properties:


Coix lacryma-jobi Coix SeedIndications:clearing damp and promoting diuresis,invigorate the spleen to arrest diarrhea,eliminate impediment,clearing away heat and eliminating pus,detoxicating and resolving a mass.Applied and inicated to tonify spleen,replenish lungs,clear heat,eliminate dampness,spastic muscles,Cure diarrhea,dampness,tendons spasm,inhibited bending and stretching,edema,beriberi,dysuria,difficult urination,lung abscess, abscess of lung,periappendicular abscess,stranguria with turbid discharge,vaginal discharge.


Nature and Taste:taste sweet,tasteless,nature cool.
Channel Tropism:enter into spleen,stomach,lung meridians.
Oral:decoction,10~30g;or into pills,powder,soaked in wine,porridge,make soup.
Storage:dry place,avoid moth
Cautions:This herb property smooth and slow,should taken with long period and much.Should avoided for spleen deficiency without dampness,dry stool and pregnant women,careful service.

Safety and Toxicity:

Coix lacryma-jobi Coix SeedToxicological testing toxicity: coix oil lethal dose for mice were injected subcutaneously 5~lOmg/kg,rabbits intravenously for 1~1.5g/kg.Coix prime mice fed 0.5kg/kg a month does not cause abnormal changes.

Description nontoxic:Clinical observation of non-toxic.In the conventional dose Shuijianbi no discomfort.Long-term use or high-dose(30g or less) decoction or porridge eating,no significant side effects.


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  • Name:Coix Seed Extract
  • Serie No:R062.
  • Specifications:5:1 TLC.
  • INCI Name:Coix Lachryma Jobi Extract
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  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Coix Lachryma Jobi Extract is an extract of the seeds of job's tears,Coix lachryma jobi,Poaceae
  • Other Names:Coix Seed,Jobstears Seed,Coixseed,Tear Grass,adlay,adlai,Hato Mugi,Chinese pearl barley,Yi Zhuzi,Cao Zhu Er,Yi Mi,Mi Ren,Yi Ren,Yi Ren M,Sheng Yiren,Cao Zhuzi,Jiao Nianzhu,Cui Shengzi.

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