- Radish Seed
- Raphani Semen
|Medicinal Group||Digestant medicinal|
Dried ripe seed of Raphanus sativus L. (Fam. Cruciferae)
|Nature and Flavors||pungent, sweet; neutral|
|Meridian Affinity||Spleen, Lung, Stomach|
To promote digestion and relieve abdominal distension, and relieve cough and resolve phlegm
Retention of undigested food with epigastric and abdominal distension and pain, and constipation; diarrhea due to stagnation of undigested food; cough and dyspnea with copious expectoration
- Luohuo Capsule (consisted of Radish seed) is safe in treating hypertension grade I and II with no adverse reaction.
- Yu XD, Zhou WQ, Cui L. ( 2003). Hypotensive action of luohuo capsule and its effect on plasma adrenal medullin and tissue factor pathway inhibitor. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. , 23(9):668-72.