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Fu Zi / Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

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Properties:

Fu Zi / Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid, Toxic

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Fu Zi / Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

Functions:

1. Restores the Yang to rescue collapse and devastated Yang disorders. Can assist with Heart Yang above, warm Spleen Yang in the middle, and supplement Kidney Yang below.

2. Strengthens the Yang and supplements the fire. Often used for cold syndromes such as impotence, lack of libido, cold pain of the lower back, epigastrium, and abdomen, frequent night urination, etc.

3. Warms the channels; disperses cold and dampness.

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Fu Zi / Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

Channels:

Fu Zi / Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

Channels: Heart, Kidney, Spleen

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Fu Zi / Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

Special Characteristics:

This herb is incompatible with Ban Xia, Gua Lou, Bei Mu, Bai Lian, and Bai Ji

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Chuan Wu / Radix Aconiti Preparata

Temperature:

Properties:

Chuan Wu / Radix Aconiti Preparata

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid, Bitter, Toxic

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Chuan Wu / Radix Aconiti Preparata

Functions:

1. Dispels Wind-Dampness and Wind-Cold or Wind-Damp Bi syndrome. More effective than Fu Zi in dispelling cold, but has less tonifying properties

2. Disperses Cold to alleviate pain

3. Reduces swelling and treats abscesses and lesions

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Chuan Wu / Radix Aconiti Preparata

Channels:

Chuan Wu / Radix Aconiti Preparata

Channels: Heart, Liver, Spleen

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Chuan Wu / Radix Aconiti Preparata

Special Characteristics:

Use of powder is not recommended due to its toxicity. This herb is incompatible with Ban Xia, Gua Lou, Bei Mu, Bai Lian, and Bai Ji

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Cao Wu / Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii

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Cao Wu / Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid, Bitter, Toxic

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Cao Wu / Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii

Functions:

The properties, channels entered, and actions of this herb are similar to Chuan Wu, but it is stronger and more toxic.

1. Dispels Wind-Dampness and Wind-Cold or Wind-Damp Bi syndrome. More effective than Fu Zi in dispelling cold, but has less tonifying properties

2. Disperses Cold to alleviate pain

3. Reduces swelling and treats abscesses and lesions

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Cao Wu / Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii

Channels:

Cao Wu / Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii

Channels: Heart, Liver, Spleen

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Cao Wu / Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii

Special Charateristics:

Use of powder is not recommended due to its toxicity. This herb is incompatible with Ban Xia, Gua Lou, Bei Mu, Bai Lian, and Bai Ji

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Rou Gui / Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae

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Rou Gui / Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid, Sweet

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Rou Gui / Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae

Functions:

1. Supplements fire and strengthens the Yang. Effective in treating various disorders due to Kidney Yang deficiency and vital gate fire wane

2. Leads fires back to its source (i.e. upward-floating of deficient Kidney Yang)

3. Disperses cold to alleviate pain

4. Warms the channels and unblocks the vessels; treats amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea due to Chong and Ren channels deficiency and cold coagulation leading to blood stagnation

5. Can invigorate the growth of Qi and Blood or constitutional deficiency caused by Qi and blood wane

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Rou Gui / Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae

Channels:

Rou Gui / Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae

Channels: Heart, Kidney, Liver, Spleen

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Rou Gui / Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae

Special Charateristics:

When used in decoctions, should be added near the end; should be crushed into small pieces prior to use.

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Gan Jiang / Rhizoma Zingiberis

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Gan Jiang / Rhizoma Zingiberis

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid

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Gan Jiang / Rhizoma Zingiberis

Functions:

1. Warms the middle jiao and disperses cold

2. Restores devastated Yang, warms and unblocks the channels

3. Warms the Lung and transforms congested fluid (dissolves phlegm)

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Gan Jiang / Rhizoma Zingiberis

Channels:

Gan Jiang / Rhizoma Zingiberis

Channels: Heart, Lung, Spleen, Stomach

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Gan Jiang / Rhizoma Zingiberis

Special Characteristics:

Gan Jiang and Xi Xin are the only two herbs that can warm the lung and transform congested fluid

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Wu Zhu Yu / Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae

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Wu Zhu Yu / Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Bitter, Acrid, Slightly Toxic

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Wu Zhu Yu / Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae

Functions:

1. Disperses cold and alleviates pain, various pain due to cold stagnating the Liver channel

2. Warms the Middle Jiao to stop vomiting

3. Spreads the Liver and descends rebellious Qi downward

4. Strengthens Spleen Yang and stops diarrhea due to Spleen and Kidney deficiency cold

5. Leads fire downward

6. Activates Qi circulation and relieves pain

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Wu Zhu Yu / Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae

Channels:

Wu Zhu Yu / Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae

Channels: Liver, Spleen, Stomach, Kidney

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Wu Zhu Yu / Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae

Special Characteristics:

Primarily targets the Liver and Stomach

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Xia Hui Xiang / Fructus Feoniculi Vulgaris

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Xia Hui Xiang / Fructus Feoniculi Vulgaris

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid

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Xia Hui Xiang / Fructus Feoniculi Vulgaris

Functions:

1. Disperses cold to alleviate pain; warms the Liver and Kidneys

2. Regulates the Qi to harmonize the stomach

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Xia Hui Xiang / Fructus Feoniculi Vulgaris

Channels:

Xia Hui Xiang / Fructus Feoniculi Vulgaris

Channels: Liver, Kidney, Spleen, Stomach

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Bi Pa / Fructus Piperis Longi

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Bi Pa / Fructus Piperis Longi

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid

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Bi Pa / Fructus Piperis Longi

Functions:

1. Warms the middle jiao and disperses cold; helps relieve pain in the middle jiao from cold

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Bi Pa / Fructus Piperis Longi

Channels:

Bi Pa / Fructus Piperis Longi

Channels: Stomach, Large Intestine

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Bi Pa / Fructus Piperis Longi

Special Characteristics:

Can help releive toothache pain when used as a powder; also good for treating angina due to congestion in the chest (chest Bi syndrome)

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Hu Jiao / Fructus Piperis Nigri

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Hu Jiao / Fructus Piperis Nigri

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid

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Hu Jiao / Fructus Piperis Nigri

Functions:

1. Warms the middle jiao and disperses cold; can also be used externally when placed in the navel for treating abdominal pain and diarrhea due to exterior cold evil attacking

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Hu Jiao / Fructus Piperis Nigri

Channels:

Hu Jiao / Fructus Piperis Nigri

Channels: Large Intestine, Stomach

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Chuan Jiao / Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani

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Chuan Jiao / Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid, Slightly Toxic

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Chuan Jiao / Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani

Functions:

1. Warms the middle jiao and alleviates pain and helps relieve diarrhea

2. Kills Parasites (particularly roundworm)

3. Stops itch from eczema or vagina itch

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Chuan Jiao / Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani

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Chuan Jiao / Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani

Channels: Kidney, Spleen, Stomach

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Ding Xiang / Flos Caryophylli

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Ding Xiang / Flos Caryophylli

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid

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Ding Xiang / Flos Caryophylli

Functions:

1. Warms the middle jiao and descends rebellious Qi; used for addressing vomiting and hiccough due to stomach cold

2. Disperses cold and alleviates pain; treats stomach cold with epigastric and abdominal pain

3. Warms the Kidney and aids the Yang

4. Used for Yin type sores or traumatic injury

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Ding Xiang / Flos Caryophylli

Channels:

Ding Xiang / Flos Caryophylli

Channels: Kidney, Spleen, Stomach

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Ding Xiang / Flos Caryophylli

Special Characteristics:

Do not combine with Yu Jin

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Gao Liang Jiang / Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum

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Gao Liang Jiang / Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum

Temperature: Hot

Properties: Acrid

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Gao Liang Jiang / Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum

Functions:

1. Disperses cold to alleviate pain

2. Warms the middle jiao to stop vomiting

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Gao Liang Jiang / Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum

Channels:

Gao Liang Jiang / Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum

Channels: Spleen, Stomach

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Gao Liang Jiang / Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum

Special Characteristics:

Good for epigastric pain due to excess cold. Focuses more on stomach and vomiting where dried ginger focuses more on diarrhea

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Category - Interior Warming Herbs

Description:

Herbs that warm the interior, as the name implies, warm the interior of the body and dispel cold

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Fu Zi

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Fu Zi

Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

English Name: Aconite (Monks' Hood)

Literal Translation: Attached Seeds

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Chuan Wu

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Chuan Wu

Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Aconiti Preparata

English Name: Sichuan Aconite

Literal Translation: Crow's Head from Sichuan

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Cao Wu

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Cao Wu

Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii

English Name: Aconite Tsaowu

Literal Translation: Wild Black Head

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Rou Gui

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Rou Gui

Pharmaceutical Name: Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae

English Name: Cinnamon Bark

Literal Translation: Flesh Cinnamon

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Gan Jiang

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Gan Jiang

Pharmaceutical Name: Rhizoma Zingiberis

English Name: Dried Ginger

Literal Translation: Dried Ginger

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Wu Zhu Yu

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Wu Zhu Yu

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Evodiae Rutaecarpae

English Name: Evodia Fruit

Literal Translation: Southern Evodia

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Xia Hui Xiang

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Xia Hui Xiang

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Feoniculi Vulgaris

English Name: Fennel Seed

Literal Translation: Small Fennel Aromatic

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Bi Pa

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Bi Pa

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Piperis Longi

English Name: Long Pepper

Literal Translation: Long Pepper

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Hu Jiao

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Hu Jiao

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Piperis Nigri

English Name: Pepper

Literal Translation: Flower Pepper

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Chuan Jiao

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Chuan Jiao

Pharmaceutical Name: Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani

English Name: Sichuan Pepper

Literal Translation: Sichuan Pepper

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Ding Xiang

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Ding Xiang

Pharmaceutical Name: Flos Caryophylli

English Name: Clove

Literal Translation: Bud Aroma

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Gao Liang Jiang

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Literal Translation:

Gao Liang Jiang

Pharmaceutical Name: Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum

English Name: Galanga

Literal Translation: High Good Ginger