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Wild Genger (Herba Asari) Xixin

Atractylodes Rhizome (Rhizoma Atractylodis) CangZhu

Notopterygium Root (Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii) JiangHuo

Ledebouriella Root (Radix Ledebouriellae) FangFeng

    Atractylodes Rhizome (Rhizoma Atractylodis)

    Property, Flavour: Warm, pungent and bitter.

    Channel Tropism: Acting on the spleen and stomach channels.

    Effects: Drying dampness, strengthening the spleen, dispelling wind and removing dampness, diminishing cataract and improving acuity of vision.

    Indications:

    1. Accumulation of dampness affecting the middle-jiao: as in Peptid Posere.
    2. With its effects in removing dampness and dispelling wind, it is good in:
      1. Wind-cold-damp arthralgia syndrome manifested as pains in joints and extremities.
      2. Headache due to exterior exopathogens, with notopterygium root and ledebouriella root.
    3. Eye problems such as internal or external oculopathy, optic atrophy, night blindness, etc. Often coupled with sesame seed.

    Dosage: 5-10g, decocted in water for oral doses.