Chinese Herbs: Bai Dou Kou (Round Cardamom Fruit), Fructus Amomi Kravanh
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Chinese Herbs: Bai Dou Kou (Round Cardamom Fruit), Fructus Amomi Kravanh

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Aromatic Herbs that Transform and Dissolve Dampness

Neutral Bai Dou Kou (Fructus Amomi Kravanh)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Aromatic Slightly Warm (or Neutral)
Latin:
Fructus Amomi Kravanh
Chinese:
白豆寇
Tone Marks:
bái dòu kòu
Translation:
White Cardamom

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Moves Qi, Strongly Dissolves Dampness, and Strengthens the Stomach
    For Damp-Heat febrile diseases with symptoms such as lack of appetite, abdominal fullness and distention, chest congestion, and a greasy tongue coat.
  • Warms the Spleen and Stomach, and Descends Rebellious Qi
    For nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and other cold stomach conditions.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use in Yin or Blood deficient cases.

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-6 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: