Botanical Name: Alpiniae Katsumadai Semen

Cao Dou Kou

Cao Dou Kou

Category: Aromatic Transform Dampness

Taste: Acrid, Aromatic
Temperature: Warm
Channels: Stomach, Spleen

Dosage: 3-6g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated in cases with yin or blood deficiency.

Actions & Indications:

  • Dries dampness and warms the middle: for cold-dampness of the Spleen and Stomach with fullness, distention and pain in the epigastrium and abdomen accompanied by vomiting and diarrhea.