Description: Irregularly long lump-shaped, 10-30 cm long, 2-20 cm in diameter. Externally
dark brown, with remains of golden hairs; upper part exhibiting several reddish-brown woody
petioles and the lower part showing remains of black fibrous roots. Texture hard, uneasily
broken. Odourless; taste, weak and slight astringent.
Shenggoujipian Irreguarly long lump-shaped or rounded, 5-20 cm long, 2-10 cm in diameter,
1.5-5 mm thick, transverse cut surface pale brown, relatively smooth, exhibiting a brownishyellow
raised ring or stripe of xylem at a distance of 1-4 mm from edges. Edges irregular, with
remains of golden hairs occasionally; texture fragile, easily broken, starchy.
Shugoujipian Blackish-brown, texture hard.
Rhizoma Cibotii (scalding) Scald the slices of Rhizoma Cibotii with sand as described under
the method for scalding until inflated, and after cooling remove the
remainder of hairs.
Action: To replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the back, and to relieve
Usage and dosage: 6-12 g.
Storage: Preserve in a ventilated and dry place, protected from moisture.
CITES Certificated Holder: Wing Quon Enterprise Ltd.