Botanical Name: Myristicae Semen

Rou Dou Kou

Rou Dou Kou

Category: Stabilize & Bind

Taste: Acrid

Temperature: Warm

Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Spleen, Stomach

Dosage: 3-9g

Key Characteristics: Warms the Spleen and Stomach, promotes the movement of qi, and binds up the Intestines.

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated in those with hot diarrhea or heat in the Stomach.

Actions & Indications:

  • Binds up the Intestine and stop diarrhea:for intractable diarrhea or daybreak diarrhea due to cold form deficiency of the Spleen and Kidneys.
  • Warms the middle burner, moves the qi, and alleviates pain: for pain and distension of the epigastrium and abdomen, reduced appetite, and vomiting due to cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach.