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Gan Song (Chinese Nardostachys Rhizome)

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Warm Gan Song (Radix Et Rhizoma Nardostachydis)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Radix Et Rhizoma Nardostachydis
Chinese:
甘松
Tone Marks:
gān sōng
Translation:
Sweet Pine

Actions

  • Regulates and Moves Qi, Awakens the Spleen
    Treats Qi Stagnation in the Chest and abdomen with symptoms that include epigastric and abdominal distension with pain and poor appetite. Usually this is due to excess worrying.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use for patients with Qi deficiency or Heat in the Blood

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted

Dosage

  • 3-6 grams in decoction (Bensky)
  • 3-6 grams in decoction (Chen)