Chinese: rou cong rong
English: cistanche, broomrape
Pharmaceutical: Cistanches Herba
Properties: Sweet, salty, warm
Standard Species: Cistanche deserticola Y.C. Ma, Cistanche salsa (C.A. Mey) G. Beck.
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