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Star Anise

Ba Jiao Hui Xiang
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Ba Jiao Hui Xiang (Fructus Anisi Stellati)

  1. Ba Jiao Hui Xiang
  2. Fructus Anisi Stellati
  3. 大茴香
  4. Da Hui Xiang
  5. 八角茴香

The Effect of Star Anise


Pungent, warm; liver, kidney, spleen and stomach meridians entered.


Warm yang and dissipate cold, regulate qi and alleviate pain.


Abdominal pain due to cold hernia, lumbago due to kidney deficiency, vomiting due to stomach cold.

Dosage and Administrations

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