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Du Huo / Radix Angelicae Pubescentis

Temperature:

Properties:

Du Huo / Radix Angelicae Pubescentis

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Bitter, Acrid

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Du Huo / Radix Angelicae Pubescentis

Functions:

1. Dispels wind-damp— acute or chronic wind-cold-damp Bi-syndrome. Used especially for pain in the lower back and lower extremities due to cold dampness

2. Disperses cold and relieves the exterior. Addresses wind-cold with dampness exterior syndrome

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Du Huo / Radix Angelicae Pubescentis

Channels:

Du Huo / Radix Angelicae Pubescentis

Channels: Kidney, Urinary Bladder

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Du Huo / Radix Angelicae Pubescentis

Special Characteristics:

Qing Huo and Du Huo both can expel wind-damp, disperse cold, and alleviate pain.

Qiang Huo is stronger in relieving exterior. Du Huo is stronger in expelling dampness, more used in wind-cold-damp Bi syndrome in the lower body

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Wei Ling Xian / Radix Clematidis

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Wei Ling Xian / Radix Clematidis

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid, Salty

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Wei Ling Xian / Radix Clematidis

Functions:

1. Dispels wind-damp, unblocks the channels, and alleviates pain; addresses wind-damp Bi syndrome due to more wind pathogen, marked by general body moving pain

2. Softens and transforms fish bones. Typically used for treating fish bones that have been lodged in the throat

3. Also used for Pi syndrome in the middle jiao— oppressed sensation, bloating, distention, etc. typically in the middle jiao

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Wei Ling Xian / Radix Clematidis

Channels:

Wei Ling Xian / Radix Clematidis

Channels: Urinary Bladder

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Wei Ling Xian / Radix Clematidis

Special Characteristics:

For fish bones lodged in the throat, dosage must be increased to 30.0g ~50.0g

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Guang Fang Ji / Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi

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Guang Fang Ji / Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Bitter, Acrid, Toxic

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Guang Fang Ji / Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi

Functions:

1. Dispels wind-damp and wind-damp Bi syndrome due to more dampness and more heat

2. Promotes urination and reduces edema; treats edema, ascites, and difficult urniation

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Guang Fang Ji / Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi

Channels:

Guang Fang Ji / Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi

Channels: Urinary Bladder, Lung

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Guang Fang Ji / Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi

Special Characteristics:

Guang Fang Ji is more effective in dispelling wind-damp, and Han Fang Ji is more effective in promoting urination

13

Han Fang Ji / Radix Stephaniae Tetandrae

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Properties:

Han Fang Ji / Radix Stephaniae Tetandrae

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Acrid, Bitter

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Han Fang Ji / Radix Stephaniae Tetandrae

Functions:

1. Dispels wind-damp and wind-damp Bi syndrome due to more dampness and more heat

2. Promotes urination and reduces edema; treats edema, ascites, and difficult urniation

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Han Fang Ji / Radix Stephaniae Tetandrae

Channels:

Han Fang Ji / Radix Stephaniae Tetandrae

Channels: Urinary Bladder, Lung, Kidney

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Han Fang Ji / Radix Stephaniae Tetandrae

Special Characteristics:

Guang Fang Ji is more effective in dispelling wind-damp, and Han Fang Ji is more effective in promoting urination

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Qin Jiao / Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae

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Properties:

Qin Jiao / Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae

Temperature: Cool

Properties: Bitter, Acrid

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Qin Jiao / Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae

Functions:

1. Dispels wind-damp and relaxes the sinews (for hemaplegia or stroke); addresses acute or chronic wind-damp Bi syndrome, especially proper for heat patterns. Can also be used for cold patterns and post wind-stroke marked by hemiplagia

2. Clears heat from deficiency- Yin deficiency marked by steamed bones, and Gan Ji syndrome with fever

3. Clears damp-heat and reduces jaundice (damp-heat jaundice)

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Qin Jiao / Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae

Channels:

Qin Jiao / Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae

Channels: Gallbladder, Liver, Stomach

20

Bau Hua She / Agkistrondon Seu Bungarus

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Properties:

Bau Hua She / Agkistrondon Seu Bungarus

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Sweet, Salty, Toxic

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Bau Hua She / Agkistrondon Seu Bungarus

Functions:

1. Dispels wind and dredges channels; addresses stubborn wind-damp Bi syndrome and post wind-stroke marked by hemiplegia

2. Dispels external wind and extinguishes internal wind to alleviate spasms; treats childhood convulsions and tetanus

3. Dispels wind from the skin; addresses tinea, numbness of the skin, or any kind of rash

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Bau Hua She / Agkistrondon Seu Bungarus

Channels:

Bau Hua She / Agkistrondon Seu Bungarus

Channels: Liver, Spleen

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Bau Hua She / Agkistrondon Seu Bungarus

Special Characteristics:

Toxic. More expensive, but more effective.

24

Wu Shao She / Zaocys

Temperature:

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Wu Shao She / Zaocys

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet, Salty

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Wu Shao She / Zaocys

Functions:

1. Dispels wind and dredges channels; addresses stubborn wind-damp Bi syndrome and post wind-stroke marked by hemiplegia

2. Dispels external wind and extinguishes internal wind to alleviate spasms; treats childhood convulsions and tetanus

3. Dispels wind from the skin; addresses tinea, numbness of the skin, or any kind of rash

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Wu Shao She / Zaocys

Channels:

Wu Shao She / Zaocys

Channels: Liver, Spleen

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Wu Shao She / Zaocys

Special Characteristics:

Not Toxic. Used in the same way as Bai Hua She, but less effective.

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Hai Tong Pi / Cortex Erythrinae

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Hai Tong Pi / Cortex Erythrinae

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Bitter, Acrid

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Hai Tong Pi / Cortex Erythrinae

Functions:

1. Dispels wind-damp and unblocks the channels; addresses Bi syndrome especially due to more damp, and proper for Bi syndrome in the lower extremities

2. Promotes urination and reduces edema; treats superficial edema due to dampness

3. Kills parasites and alleviates itching; treats scabies, eczema, and other kinds of skin lesions marked by itching

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Hai Tong Pi / Cortex Erythrinae

Channels:

Hai Tong Pi / Cortex Erythrinae

Channels: Liver, Spleen, Kidney

31

Hai Feng Teng / Caulis Piperis Kadsurae

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Properties:

Hai Feng Teng / Caulis Piperis Kadsurae

Temperature: Slightly Warm

Properties: Acrid, Bitter

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Hai Feng Teng / Caulis Piperis Kadsurae

Functions:

1. Dispels wind-damp and unblocks the channels; addresses wind-cold-damp Bi syndrome marked by rigid, spasmodic sinews and limited movement of joints. Also used for treatment of post wind-stroke with hemiplegia and traumatic injury

2. Disperses cold and alleviated pain; addresses epigastric and abdominal cold pain as well as diarrhea due to cold invading the Spleen and Stomach.

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Hai Feng Teng / Caulis Piperis Kadsurae

Channels:

Hai Feng Teng / Caulis Piperis Kadsurae

Channels: Liver

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Si Gua Luo / Retinervus Luffae Fructus

Temperature:

Properties:

Si Gua Luo / Retinervus Luffae Fructus

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet

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Si Gua Luo / Retinervus Luffae Fructus

Functions:

1. Expels wind and unblocks the channels; addresses wind-damp Bi syndrome marked by rigid sinews and numbness of the extremities

2. Invigorates the blood and reduces swelling. Used for traumatic injury marked by pain and swelling; also used for early stage of mastitis and other kinds of sores, carbuncles, etc.

3. Expels summer heat and promotes urination; addressed summer heat with dampness invading marked by weariness of extremities, dark and scanty urine

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Si Gua Luo / Retinervus Luffae Fructus

Channels:

Si Gua Luo / Retinervus Luffae Fructus

Channels: Lung, Stomach, Liver

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Si Gua Luo / Retinervus Luffae Fructus

Special Characteristics:

Good for pain and swelling from traumatic injry, especailly in the chest