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Chuanxiong Rhizome (Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong) ChuanXiong


Dahurian Angelica Root (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae) BaiZhi


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    Dahurian Angelica Root (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae)

    Property, Flavour: Warm, pungent.

    Channel Tropism: Acting on the lung and stomach channels.

    Effects: Inducing diaphoresis to disperse cold, expelling wind to relieve pain, subduing swelling, promoting pus discharge, and removing dampness to stop leukorrhagia.

    Indications
    1. Common cold due to wind-cold pathogens manifested as headache, stuffy nose, etc.
    2. Headache, toothache, especially pain in the forehead and superciliary region:
      1. Headache due to pathogenic wind: as in Chuanxiong Mixture (Chuanxiong Cha Tiao San).
      2. Headache caused by stuffy nose and rhinorrhea: as in Xanthium Powder (Cangerzi San).
      3. Toothache due to wind-fire: with gypsum.
      4. Toothache due to wind-cold: with asarum.
    3. For various infections on body surface.
    4. For leukorrhagia:
      1. Cold-dampness with profuse clear and thin leukorrhea: with white atractylodes rhizome, poria and cuttle-bone.
      2. Damp-heat with foul yellow think leukorrhagia: with phellodendron bark, plantain seed, etc.
    5. Stomachache: with liquorice, as in Decoction of Dahurian Angelica and Liquorice (Baizhi Gancao Tang).

    Dosage: 3-10g, decocted in water for oral doses.

    Precautions: -