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dispel wind damp

17 herbs

du huo - taste bitter, acrid
du huo - nature warm
du huo - channels KD, UB
du huo - function stop pain for bi syndromes: esp for pain in the lower back and legs. for lesser yin HA and toothache
du huo - contra yin def w/heat signs
du huo - dosage 3-9
qin jiao - taste bitter, acrid
qin jiao - nature slighty cold
qin jiao - channels LV, GB, ST
qin jiao - functions relax the sinews. clear heat from def. resolve damp and remove jaundice. moisten the intestines
qin jiao - contra frequent urination, chronic pain w/emaciation, sp def w/diarrhea
qin jiao - dosage 3-9
wei ling xian - taste acrid, salty
wei ling xian - nature warm
wei ling xian - channel UB
wei ling xian - functions soften and transform fish bones (moves epigastric faster) used for fecal distention and accumulation in MJ
wei ling xian - contra qi and or blood def
wei ling xian - dosage 6-9
hai tong pi - taste acrid, bitter
hai tong pi - nature neutral
hai tong pi - channels LV, SP, KD
hai tong pi - functions unblocks the channels. promotes urination and edema. treats itching skin lesions
hai tong pi - dosage 6-15
cang er zi sweet, sl bitter, toxic, opens nasal passages. overdosage may cause nausea, vomiting, diarhea, ab pain. 3-9
mu gua - taste sour
mu gua - nature warm
mu gua - channels SP, LV
mu gua - functions harmonizes ST, transform damp. helps bowel movement. also good for spasms
mu gua - caution excessive use can harm teeth and gums
mu gua - contra exterior conditions
mu gua - dosage 4.5 - 12
shen jin cao - taste bitter, acrid
shen jin cao - nature warm
shen jin cao - functions relaxes sinews. dispel wind eliminate dampness
shen jin cao - caution pregnancy, bleeding diathesis
shen jin cao - dosage 9-15
sang zhi - taste bitter
sang zhi - nature neutral
sang zhi - channel LV
sang zhi - functions unblocks the channels, and benefits joints, used for edema
sang zhi - dosage 9-15
xi xian cao - taste bitter
xi xian cao - nature neutral
xi xian cao - channel LV, KD
xi xian cao - functions strengthens sinews, calms shen, clear heat, pacify LV, used for hypertension. numbness
xi xian cao - dosage 9-15
wu jia pi - taste acrid, bitter
wu jia pi - nature warm
wu jia pi - channels LV, KD
wu jia pi - functions strengthens bones and tendons. transform damp and reduce swelling
wu jia pi - caution yin def w/heat
wu jia pi - dosage 4.5-15
sang ji sheng - taste bitter, sweet
sang ji sheng - nature neutral
sang ji sheng - channel KD, LV
sang ji sheng - functions tonify LV, KD, strengthen sinews, nourish blood, calm womb, benefit the skin
sang ji sheng - dosage 9-15
qian nian jian - taste acrid, bitter
qian nian jian - nature warm
qian nian jian - channels KD, LV
qian nian jian - functions strengthens the sinews and bones
qian nian jian - dosage 4.5-9
Created by: Denana