Category: Aromatic Transform DampnessTaste: Acrid Temperature: Warm Channels Entered: Stomach, Spleen
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Contraindicated in cases with yin or blood deficiency.
Actions & Indications:
- Strongly dries dampness and disperses cold: for cold-dampness obstructing the Spleen and Stomach presenting with epigastric and abdominal distention, fullness, and pain together with vomiting and diarrhea and a very greasy tongue coating.
- Checks malarial disorders: for intermittent fever and chills associated with malarial disorders, especially when due to cold-dampness or turbid dampness.
- Dissolves stagnation and distention: for indigestion due to meat stagnation. Also for focal distention and nausea due to cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach.