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Cang Zhu / Rhizoma Atractylodis

Temperature:

Properties:

Cang Zhu / Rhizoma Atractylodis

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Aromatic, Acrid, Bitter

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Cang Zhu / Rhizoma Atractylodis

Functions:

1. Dries dampness and strengthens the spleen

2. Dispels wind-dampness / Wind-damp Bi Syndrome; induces Perspiration

3. Releases exterior / Wind-cold exterior disorder (common cold)

4. Improves night vision

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Cang Zhu / Rhizoma Atractylodis

Channels:

Cang Zhu / Rhizoma Atractylodis

Channels: Spleen, Stomach

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Cang Zhu / Rhizoma Atractylodis

Special Characteristics:

Strongly dries dampness and strengthens spleen.

Improves night vision/night blindness.

Contraindicated in cases with excessive sweating (deficiency).

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Huo Po / Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

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Properties:

Huo Po / Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Aromatic, Bitter, Acrid

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Huo Po / Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

Functions:

1. Dries dampness, promotes movement of the Qi and reduces accumulation / dampness obstruction, Qi stagnation, and food accumulation

2. Directs rebellious Qi downward, calms wheezing

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Huo Po / Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

Channels:

Huo Po / Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

Channels: Spleen, Stomach, Lung, Large Intestine

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Huo Po / Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

Special Characteristics:

Descending herb.

Can guide or subdue qi downward, but does not treat qi stagnation.

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Huo Xiang / Herba Agastache seu Pogostemi

Temperature:

Properties:

Huo Xiang / Herba Agastache seu Pogostemi

Temperature: Slightly warm

Properties: Acrid

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Huo Xiang / Herba Agastache seu Pogostemi

Functions:

1. Transforms dampness, revives the spleen; used for dampness obstructing the spleen and stomach

2. Eliminates turbid evil; regulates middle jiao, vomiting and diarrhea

3. Resolves summer-evil / summer-damp syndrome

4. Releases exterior / exterior wind-cold with dampness

5. Also used for naso-sinusitis and halitosis

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Huo Xiang / Herba Agastache seu Pogostemi

Channels:

Huo Xiang / Herba Agastache seu Pogostemi

Channels: Spleen, Stomach, Lung

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Huo Xiang / Herba Agastache seu Pogostemi

Special Characteristics:

Revives the spleen and helps address poor appetite (poor transformation and transportation).

Regulates the middle jiao. Stops vomiting and diarrhea due to dirty and turbid evil attacking.

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Pei Lan / Herba Eupatorii Fortunei

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Properties:

Pei Lan / Herba Eupatorii Fortunei

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Acrid

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Pei Lan / Herba Eupatorii Fortunei

Functions:

1. Transforms dampness / dampness obstructing the spleen and stomach; revives the spleen

2. Resolves summer-evil / summer-damp syndrome

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Pei Lan / Herba Eupatorii Fortunei

Channels:

Pei Lan / Herba Eupatorii Fortunei

Channels: Spleen, Stomach

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Sha Ren / Fructus Amomi

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Properties:

Sha Ren / Fructus Amomi

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Aromatic, Acrid

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Sha Ren / Fructus Amomi

Functions:

1. Transforms dampness, promotes the movement of the Qi; used for dampness obstruction and qi stagnation in the spleen and stomach

2. Warms the middle, stops diarrhea

3. Calms the fetus

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Sha Ren / Fructus Amomi

Channels:

Sha Ren / Fructus Amomi

Channels: Spleen, Stomach

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Sha Ren / Fructus Amomi

Special Characteristics:

More focused on the spleen.

Calms the fetus.

Helps address middle jiao deficient cold, leading to abdominal pain and diarrhea.

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Bai Dou Kou / Fructus Amomi Kravanh

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Properties:

Bai Dou Kou/ Fructus Amomi Kravanh

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Aromatic, Acrid

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Bai Dou Kou / Fructus Amomi Kravanh

Functions:

1. Aromatically transforms dampness, promotes movement of the Qi, strengthens the stomach

2. Warms the middle jiao, stops vomiting / nausea and vomiting due to stomach cold

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Bai Dou Kou / Fructus Amomi Kravanh

Channels:

Bai Dou Kou/ Fructus Amomi Kravanh

Channels: Lung, Spleen, Stomach

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Bai Dou Kou / Fructus Amomi Kravanh

Special Characteristics:

Helps address stifling sensation in the chest due to lung qi stagnation.

More focused on the stomach. Warms the middle jiao and stops vomiting and nausea due to stomach cold.

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Cao Dou Kou / Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

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Properties:

Cao Dou Kou / Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Aromatic, Acrid

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Cao Dou Kou / Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

Functions:

1. Dries damp, promotes movement of the Qi / cold-dampness injuring the middle jiao

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Cao Dou Kou / Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

Channels:

Cao Dou Kou / Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

Channels: Spleen, Stomach

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Cao Dou Kou / Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

Special Characteristics:

Helps address cold-dampness injuring the middle jiao. Typically marked by cold pain in the epigastrium and abdomen-- feels cold to the touch and is relieved by application of heat.

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Cao Guo / Fructus Amomi Tsaoko

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Properties:

Cao Guo / Fructus Amomi Tsaoko

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid

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Cao Guo / Fructus Amomi Tsaoko

Functions:

1. Dries dampness, disperses cold / severe cold-dampness injuring the middle jiao

2. Dries dampness and checks malarial disorders

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Cao Guo / Fructus Amomi Tsaoko

Channels:

Cao Guo / Fructus Amomi Tsaoko

Channels: Spleen, Stomach

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Cao Guo / Fructus Amomi Tsaoko

Special Characteristics:

Effective in treating severe cold-dampness injuring the middle jiao.

Dries dampness and checks malarial disorders.

Over dosage can cause vomiting- possible side effect can be reduced by roasting the herb.

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Aromatic Herbs that Transform Dampness (Category)

Description:

Aromatic and fragrant, these herbs enhance the function of the spleen to dissolve, dry, or disperse dampness, transforming and transporting substances that would otherwise accumulate to cause damp imbalance or obstruction.

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Cang Zhu

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Literal Translation:

Cang Zhu

Pharmaceutical Name: Rhizoma Atractylodis

English Name: Atractylodes

Literal Translation: Grey Rhizome

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Hou Po

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Literal Translation:

Hou Po

Pharmaceutical Name: Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

English Name: Magnolia Bark

Literal Translation: Thick Bark

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Huo Xiang

Pharmaceutical Name:

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Literal Translation:

Huo Xiang

Pharmaceutical Name: Herba Agastache seu Pogostemi

English Name: Agastache

Literal Translation: Aromatic Bean Leaf

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Pei Lan

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English Name:

Literal Translation:

Pei Lan

Pharmaceutical Name: Herba Eupatorii Fortunei

English Name: Eupatorium

Literal Translation: Wearing Orchid

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Sha Ren

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English Name:

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Sha Ren

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Amomi

English Name: Cardamom

Literal Translation: Sand Seeds

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Bai Dou Kou

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Bai Dou Kou

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Amomi Kravanh

English Name: Round Cardamon Fruit

Literal Translation: White Cardamon

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Cao Guo

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Literal Translation:

Cao Guo

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Amomi Tsaoko

English Name: Tsaoko Fruit

Literal Translation: Grass Fruit

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Cao Dou Kou

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Cao Dou Kou

Pharmaceutical Name: Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

English Name: Katsumadai

Literal Translation: Grass Cardamon