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Lignum Santali Albi

Tan Xiang
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Tan Xiang (Lignum Santali Albi)

  1. Tan Xiang
  2. 檀香
  3. Sandalwood

The Effect of Lignum Santali Albi


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


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


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.


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