Dang Shen [1]

Posted by : admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 06:17 PM
Chinese Medicine Herbs / Tonify Deficiencies [2]

1 TASTE
Sweet and neutral


2 MERIDIANS
Spleen and lung


3 FUNCTIONS
To replenish qi


4 INDICATIONS
1. Deficient qi in the middle jiao (Spleen and stomach) manifested as tired limbs. Pilose asiabell root (Dang Shen [3]) is used with White atractylodes (Bai Zhu [4]) and Poria (Fu Ling [5]).2. Deficient qi in the lungs manifested as shortness of breath, cough, asthma, lassitude, dysphasia, low voice, shallow breathing and deficient, forceless pulse. Pilose asiabell root (Dangshen) is used with Astragalus root (Huang Qi [6]) and Schisandra fruit (Wu Wei Zi [7]).


5 DOSAGE
10-30 g


6 COUTIONS
The herb counteracts the herb Black false bellebore (Lilu).


Dang Shen

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