Botanical Name: Pseudostellariae Radix

Tai Zi Shen

Tai Zi Shen

Category: Tonify the Qi

 

Taste: Sweet, Slightly Bitter

Temperature: Neutral

Channels Entered: Lung, Spleen

 

Dosage: 9-30g

 

Key Characteristics: Tonifies the qi and yin, but rather weakly.

Cautions and Contraindicaitons:

  • None

Actions and Indications:

  • Strenghtens the Spleen and augments the qi: for Spleen and Stomach deficiency with fatigue and lack of appetite. Also for Lung qi deficiency with spontaneous sweating.
  • Generates fluids: for thirst and injury to fluids after a febrile disease. Also for unrelenting fever or summerheat in children.
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