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Star Anise

Ba Jiao Hui Xiang
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Name

Ba Jiao Hui Xiang (Fructus Anisi Stellati)

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

The Effect of Star Anise

Property

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

Actions

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

Indications

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.