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 Introduction To Hemp Seed (huo ma ren)









Hemp Seed (huo ma ren)

Fructus Cannabis


Properties: Sweet in flavour, neutral in nature, it acts on spleen, stomach and large intestine channels. The herb is sweet, neutral and moist, rich in oil, effective for moistening and loosening bowels to relieve constipation and treating deficiency and nourishing Yin. It is suitable for patients of old age, protracted disease and postpartum, and constipation caused by deficiency of Yin and blood.

Effects: Moistening the bowels to relieve constipation.

Indications: For constipation caused by deficiency of blood and body fluid in the aged and in recovery stage or postpartum women, this herb is usually used in combination with drugs for nourishing Yin and blood, and those for moistening and loosening the bowels, such as Chinese Angelica root (Radix Angelicae Sinensis), peach kernel (Semen Persicae), prepared rehmannia root (Radix Rehmanniae preparata) and perilla seed (Semen Perillae),as in Pill for Moistening the Bowels, Decoction of Hemp Seed and desertliring cistanche (Herba Cistanchis) etc. For constipation caused by excessive heat and deficiency of Yin, Rhubarb, mirabilite and white peony root (Radix Paeoniae Alba) are used as adjuvant remedies to clear heat and loosen the bowels.

Dosage and Administration: 10-20g, cracked for decoction or made in forms of pills and powder.



For the convenience of customers, we offer the Hemp Seed (huo ma ren) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Hemp Seed (huo ma ren) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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