Cnidium (Cnidium monnieri)


Origin: China

Ingredients: Wild harvested Cnidium monnieri

Parts Used: Seed


Powder: Take one tsp of dried powder in 8 oz. of favorite juice or smoothie, two times a day.

Capsules: Take 2-4 capsules twice a day with water or favorite beverage.


Cnidium monnieri is one of the most effective and commonly used herbs to activate qi and blood circulation. Cnidium monnieri has incredible ascending, descending and dispersing functions and reaches every part of the body. Cnidium is one of the most important herbs to approach gynecological disorders. Cnidium monnieri is also added to blood-tonic herbs to prevent any stagnating side effects. Be sure to combine Xanthoparmelia scabrosa herb and or lichen (from bark) with Cnidium monnieri they work very well together.

Cnidium Benefits

Medicinal uses:
Cnidium monnieri is very effective at assisting the body in treating erectile dysfunction (ED) and premature ejaculation (PE). Specific compounds present in Cnidium monnieri such as “osthole” helps with firm and or strong erections. Done by allowing more blood flow to the penis and dilating the corpus cavernosa of the penis with the release of nitric oxide.

In China, the fruits of Cnidium monnieri are used to cure fatigue, to excite the discharge of urine, to induce menses, and to treat rheumatism, kidney diseases, indigestion, dysentery, urogenital infection, hemorrhoids, and skin diseases. Cnidium monnieri plant is also used as a sedative.

Constituents: Cnidium monnieri. Cusson contains series of coumarins including bergapten, osthol, and imperatorin.

Obstetric/gynecological disorders:

Cnidium has an excellent function to regulate blood circulation and is commonly used to treat gynecological disorders such as irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, unmanageable labor, and postpartum abdominal pain caused by lingering blood stagnation. Menstruation is related to the Chong (thoroughfare) channel, which is the point from which all twelve channels emerge and is thus considered the “sea of blood.” Cnidium, with its descending influence, enters the Chong channel to regulate qi and blood circulation and normalize menstruation.

Pharmacological Effects

Cnidium dilates blood vessels to lower blood pressure, increases blood perfusion to coronary arteries, and decreases oxygen consumption by the cardiac muscle.

Administration of Cnidium monnieri is associated with increased blood perfusion to and reduced swelling of the brain and is generally used to treat disorders such as cerebral ischemia, migraine headache, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Oral administration of Cnidium monnieri to mice and rats has a sedative effect on the central nervous system, as it decreases motor activities, counteracts the stimulating effects produced by caffeine, and prolongs phenobarbital-induced sleeping time.

Effects on the smooth muscle:
Cnidium monnieri influences the smooth muscle of the uterus and intestines. At small dosages, it leads to mild contractions and or spasms of the smooth muscle. At larger dosages, it causes numbness and inhibits contraction of smooth muscle.


Other Benefits

Stronger erections

Vaginal discharge

Lower back


Kidney health

Acute eczema

Acute dermatitis


Fungal infection


Origin: China

Ingredients: Wild harvested Cnidium monnieri

Parts Used: Seed

2 ounces of powder and or 60 vegetable capsules (550-600 mg).


The gel caps we use are Vegicaps (vegetable) and are all natural. No Animal By-Products, Starch Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Preservative Free, Ethylene Oxide and Sulfite FREE!

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