Ai Na Xiang (Blumea Balsamifera)
The Effect of Ai Na Xiang
Pungent, bitter, warm.
Expel wind and eliminate dampness, warm the stomach and spleen, arrest diarrhea, activate blood and remove toxicity.
Snake bites, traumatic injury, diarrhea due to cold-damp, rheumatic arthritis, tinea, taeniasis, intermittent headache, common cold due to wind-cold.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 10~15 g, or double the dosage with fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated for yin deficiency with blood-heat.