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九节菖蒲

Jiu Jie Chang Pu
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Name

Jiu Jie Chang Pu (Altai Anemone Root)

  1. Jiu Jie Chang Pu
  2. Rhizoma Anemones Altaicae
  3. 九節菖蒲
  4. Irkutsk Anemone Rhizome
  5. Altai Anemone Root

The Effect of 九节菖蒲

Property

Pungent, slightly warm; heart, liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind and eliminate dampness, induce resuscitation, eliminate phlegm, strengthen the stomach and remove toxicity.

Indications

Dreaminess, amnesia, rheumatoid arthritis, sores and boils, epilepsy, coma due to blocking of the respiratory system, delirium, deafness with qi stagnation.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 1.5~6 g, or made into pill or powder, or pounded into juice for drinking with fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated for yin-deficiency leading to hyperactivity of yang, dysphoria, hidrosis and spermatorrhea.