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Pinyin name: Di Long
Aka: Chiu Jin, Chu Tan, Zhuo Jin, Guang Di Long, Gan Di Long
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: Earthworm, Lumbricus
Botanical name: Pheretima aspergillum
Pharmaceutical name: Pheretima
Properties: salty, cool
Channels entered: liver, spleen, urinary bladder, lung
Chinese therapeutic actions: clears heat and extinguishes wind, arrests wheezing, opens channels, promotes urination, anchors liver Yang, and lowers blood pressure. This herb can be used topically to promote healing.