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Rhizoma Kaempferiae

Shan Nai
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Name

Shan Nai (Rhizoma Kaempferiae)

  1. Shan Nai
  2. Galanga Resurrectionlily Rhizome
  3. 山柰
  4. 山奈

The Effect of Rhizoma Kaempferiae

Property

Pungent, warm; stomach meridian entered.

Actions

Warm the middle energizer, promote digestion and alleviate pain.

Indications

Toothache, traumatic injury, indigestion, cold pain in the abdomen, chest distension.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or puffing through nose.

Cations

It is contraindicated for yin deficiency with anemia and stomach fire.