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Jatamans valeriana rhizome

Zhi Zhu Xiang
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Name

Zhi Zhu Xiang (Jatamans valeriana rhizome)

  1. Zhi Zhu Xiang
  2. 蜘蛛香

The Effect of Jatamans valeriana rhizome

Property

Slightly bitter, pungent, warm; heart, spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Regulate qi and alleviate pain, promote diuresis and stop diarrhea, dispel wind and eliminate dampness, relieve convulsion and induce tranquilization.

Indications

Decoct 3~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying.

Dosage and Administrations

Rheumatic arthritis, insomnia, diarrhea, abdominal pain, indigestion, sores and weakness of waist and knees.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and people with yang deficiency and qi deficiency.