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Shen Qu (Medicated Leaven)

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Warm Shen Qu (Massa Medica Fermentata)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Massa Medica Fermentata
Chinese:
神曲
Tone Marks:
shén qŭ
Translation:
Divine Fermented Mass

Actions

  • Reduces Food Stagnation, Harmonizes the Stomach
    Treats poor digestion, poor appetite, borborygmus, diarrhea, epigastric or abdominal fullness and distension.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Use with caution during pregnancy.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted

Dosage

  • 6-15 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 6-15 grams in decoction (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: