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Ligusticum Sinense (Ligusticum Sinense Oliv.) GaoBen

Chuanxiong Rhizome (Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong) ChuanXiong

Dahurian Angelica Root (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae) BaiZhi

Evodia Fruit (Fructus Evodiae) WuZhuYu

Bupleurum Root (Radix Bupleuri) ChaiHu

Wild Genger (Herba Asari) Xixin

Atractylodes Rhizome (Rhizoma Atractylodis) CangZhu

Notopterygium Root (Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii) JiangHuo

Ledebouriella Root (Radix Ledebouriellae) FangFeng

    Ligusticum Sinense (Ligusticum Sinense Oliv.)

    Property, Flavour: Warn, pungent.

    Channel Tropism: Acting on gallbladder channel.

    Effects: Inducing diaphoresis, dispersing cold, expelling wind, removing dampness and relieving pain.

    Indications:

    1. Headache due to exopathogenic cold, headache on the vertex, chins, and migraine, etc. Widely used with chuanxiong rhizome and dahurian angelica root.
    2. Arthralgia due to wind-cold-dampness with pains in the limbs and joints: with notopterygium root, ledebouriella root, atractylodes rhizome, and etc. that serve to expel wind and remove dampness.

    Dosage: 2-10g, decocted in water for oral doses.

    Precautions: Patients with headache due to deficiency of blood and of febrile diseases are forbidden from using this drug.