Chinese Herb: Gu Ya (Rice Sprout), Fructus Germinatus Oryzae Sativae

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Chinese Herb: Gu Ya (Rice Sprout), Fructus Germinatus Oryzae Sativae

Herb 1 of 6 in Herbs that Relieve Food Stagnation

Neutral Gu Ya (Fructus Germinatus Oryzae Sativae)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Fructus Germinatus Oryzae Sativae
Chinese:
谷芽
Tone Marks:
gŭ yá

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Dissolves Food Stagnation, Harmonizes the Middle Jiao, Promotes Digestion
    Mildly improves food digestion. Treats indigestion and poor appetite.
  • Strengthens the Spleen, Improves Appetite
    Treats poor digestion, diarrhea, and poor appetite

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 10-15 grams in decoction. 30 grams for severe cases (Chen)

References Used

The TCM information presented here has been referenced from numerous sources; including teachers, practitioners, class notes from Five Branches University, the following books, as well as other sources. If you have benefited from this information, please consider supporting the authors and their works by purchasing the books below.