Botanical Name: Foeniculi Fructus
English: Fennel Seed
Category: Warms the Interior & Expel Cold
Channels Entered: Liver, Kidney, Spleen, Stomach
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Contraindicated in those with blazing fire from yin deficiency.
Actions & Indications:
- Disperses cold, warms the Liver and Kidneys, and stops pain: used to warm and encourage movement in the Liver channel or the lower burner, as in cold bulging disorders, or any kind of lower abdominal pain due to cold.
- Regulates qi and harmonizes the Stomach: for Stomach cold with such symptoms as abdominal pain, indigestion, reduced appetite, and vomiting.