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Substances that Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Fructus Tribuli Terrestris
Chinese Herb Actions
Soothes the Liver and Anchors the Yang
For rising Liver Yang and Liver Fire. Treats head disorders caused by Liver Yang rising with symptoms such as dizziness, headache, vertigo, blurred vision, bitter taste in the mouth, and hypertension.
- Soothes the Flow of Liver Qi
For Liver Qi Stagnation with symptoms such as pain, fullness, and distension in the chest and hypochondria, insufficient lactation, and irregular menses.
- Dispels Wind, Heat, and Clears the Eyes
For red, painful, swollen, and itchy eyes, superficial visual obstruction, photophobia, and increased tearing (lacrimation).
- Dispels Wind and Stops Itching
For significant itching from hives, eczema, or other skin lesions, vitiligo, or neurodermatitis arising from wind and Blood Deficiency.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Use with caution in cases of Blood Deficiency.
- Use extreme caution during pregnancy, as Bai Ji Li can induce miscarriage.
- If used topically, this herb may cause itching and/or rash.
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Chinese Herb Notes
- Dry frying this herb will increase it's warmth, and dry frying with salt will alter it's properties to enter the Kidneys.
Chinese Herb Combinations:
- Bai Ji Li (Fructus Tribuli Terrestris)
- Sha Yuan Zi (Semen Astragali Complanati)
- Regulates the upward and downward movement of Liver and Kidney Qi.
- Nourish the Kidney and bind the essence
- Calms the Liver and brightens the eyes
- For vertigo and poor vision due to Liver and Kidney Deficiency
- Lower back pain, frequent urination, spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation