Botanical Name: Massa Medicata Fermentata

Shen Qu

Shen Qu

Category: Relieve Food Stagnation


Taste: Sweet, Acrid

Temperature: Warm

Channels Entered: Stomach, Spleen


Dosage: 6-15g



Cautions & Contraindications:

  • None


Actions & Indications:

  • Reduces food stagnation and harmonizes the Stomach: for Stomach cold with food stagnation or accumulation, with such symptoms as epigastic and abdominal fullness or distention, lack of appetite, borborygmus and diarrhea.
  • Also added to pills that contain minerals to aid in their digestion and absorption, as in Magnetite and Cinnabar Pill.