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Aromatic Herbs that Transform and Dissolve Dampness
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic
Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai
Chinese Herb Actions
Warms the Middle Jiao and Dries Dampness
For Damp and Cold in the Middle Jiao (SP/ST) with symptoms such as fullness, pain, and cold in the abdomen, vomiting (usually of clear fluids), loose stool or diarrhea, low appetite, and a greasy white tongue coating.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Do not use in cases of Blood or Yin Deficiency
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
Chinese Herb Dosage
Chinese Herb Notes
- As Cao Dou Kou is aromatic, it should be added at the end of an herbal decoction.
This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: