Hong Dou Kou
Hong Dou Kou (Fructus Galangae)
The Effect of Hong Dou Kou
Pungent, warm; spleen and lung meridians entered.
Dispel cold, dry dampness and promote digestion.
Vomit, diarrhea, malaria, dysentery, cold and pain in abdomen, dysphagia and nausea.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~6 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or puffing through nose.
It is contraindicated for internal heat due to yin deficiency.