Herb 13 of 19 in
Herbs that Regulate the Qi
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Chinese Herb Actions
Unblocks the Yang Qi, Disperses Cold Phlegm Stagnation
For chest pain, angina, flank or upper back pain, dyspnea, cough, wheezing, and a stifling sensation in the chest due to obstructed Yang Qi with excess cold stagnated phlegm.
- Directs the Qi Down, Eliminates Stagnation
Treats diarrhea and dysentery with tenesmus
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Do not use in cases of Qi Deficiency
- Caution in cases of Yin Deficiency or Febrile disease
- Avoid in patients hypersensitive to onions and garlic
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
- Irritation to the gastric mucosa is possible after long term use. Severe watery diarrhea is possible immediately following ingestion. Avoid if intolerant to garlic and onions.
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Chinese Herb Dosage
- 5-9 grams in decoction (Bensky)
- 5-10 grams in decoction (Chen)
This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: