Chinese Herbs: Dan Dou Chi (Prepared Soybean), Semen Praeparatum Sojae
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Chinese Herbs: Dan Dou Chi (Prepared Soybean), Semen Praeparatum Sojae

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Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior

Neutral Dan Dou Chi (Semen Praeparatum Sojae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Praeparatum Sojae
Chinese:
淡豆敕
Tone Marks:
dàn dòu chì

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Dispels Wind, Cold, or Heat
    Due to its mild nature, this herb can also be used for exterior disorders with an underlying Yin Deficiency.
  • Softens Symptoms of Irritability
    For restlessness, irritability, chest constriction, and insomnia especially in the aftermath of a febrile condition.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • This herb inhibits lactation and should not be taken by nursing mothers.

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 6-15 grams.
  • Part used: seed prepared from fermentation.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: