Chinese Herb: Hu Gu (Tiger Bone), Os Tigris
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Chinese Herb: Hu Gu (Tiger Bone), Os Tigris

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Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

Warm Hu Gu (Os Tigris)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Os Tigris
Chinese:
虎骨
Tone Marks:
hŭ gŭ

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Dispels Wind, Relieves Pain, Strengthens Sinews and Bones
    For Bi Zheng Syndrome with weak and sore back and knees. Also for atrophied lower back and legs, or when the leg spasms and there is difficulty moving the joints.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use with caution in cases of Fire from Excess or Deficiency

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-6 grams in pills, tinctures or powders (Chen)
  • 3-6 grams in pills, tinctures, or powders (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

This herb is considered endangered, toxic, or is illegal in the United States

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