Polygala tenuifolia, also known as Chinese Senega is part of the Polygalaceae plant family. Polygala
sibirica is used interchangeably with Polygala tenuifolia in traditional Chinese Medicine and Polygala senega (Snakeroot) also has expectorant
activity and has been used in western herbal medicine.
Botanical Name: Polygala tenuifolia
Plant Family: Polygalaceae
name: Chinese Senega, Yuan Zhi
Medicinal Parts Used: Root bark
Polygala tenuifolia is used for:
Brain and Nervous System Conditions
Polygala tenuifolia benefits the mental states
Respiratory Tract Conditions
as well as
The adult dosage of Polygala 1:2 liquid extract is 20-20mL per week
Do not use Polygala without first talking to your practitioner or healthcare provider if you are taking any of the following medications:
Information given by our website is provided for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by a physician or other medical professionals. You should not use the information given for diagnosing a health problem or disease. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. The above information is just a guide to general circumstances and in no way should it contradict the advice that you have been given by your naturopath, medical doctor or specialist.
Global Herbal Supplies Pty Ltd © 1997 - 2009