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Chinese Gall - Artifacts

[wu bei zi] Galla Chinensis The excrescences produced by an insect on the leaf of Chinese Sumac, Rhus chinensis Mill., Potanin Sumac, Rhus potaninii Maxim., punjab Sumac, Rhus punjabensis Stew. var. sinica (Diels) Rehd. et Wils. (family Anacardiaceae). 1. as an astringent agent for the treatment of persistent cough, night sweating, chronic diarrhea, bloody stool, urorrhea. 2. externally for burns, bleeding due to traumatic injuries, hemorrhoids and ulcers in mouth.
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