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An Xi Xiang (Benzoin)

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Neutral An Xi Xiang (Benzoinum)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Benzoinum
Chinese:
安息香
Tone Marks:
ān xī xiāng
Translation:
Peaceful Rest Fragrance

Actions

  • Aromatically Opens the Orifices and Moves Qi
    For sudden loss of consciousness or delirium.
  • Moves Qi and Blood
    For abdomen and chest pain.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Yin deficiency and excess heat or fire

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 0.3-1.5 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: