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Lignum Santali Albi

Tan Xiang
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Name

Tan Xiang (Lignum Santali Albi)

  1. Tan Xiang
  2. Sandalwood
  3. 檀香

The Effect of Lignum Santali Albi

Property

Pungent, warm; spleen, stomach and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Move qi and soothe middle energizer, dispel cold and alleviate pain.

Indications

Gastric and abdominal cold pain due to congealing cold and qi stagnation, chest pain.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct or take powder 1~3 g. It should be decocted later or grind into powder.

Cations

Used with cautions for the case of yin deficiency and effulgent fire or hemorrhage due to excess heat.