Botanical Name: Santali Albi Lignum

Tan Xiang

Tan Xiang

Category: Regulate the Qi

Taste: Acrid, Aromatic

Temperature: Warm

Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Spleen

Dosage: 2-5g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated when there is fire or significant yin xu. 

Actions & Indications:

  • Promotes the movement of qi and alleviates pain: for pain associated with stagnant qi in the chest and abdomen.
  • Recently used in the treatment of coronary artery disease.