Muxiang

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Moving Qi
08-MQ-06

Chenpi / Qingpi / Zhishi / Zhike / Xiangfu / Muxiang / Wuyao

Rx Aucklandiae Lappae / Rx Saussurea Lappae/ Muxiang


CHINESE : MUXIANG
LATIN : Rx Aucklandiae Lappae / Rx Saussurea Lappae
ENGLISH : Saussurea
TRIVIAL : Wood Fragrance

CATEGORY : Moving Qi
Properties : Acrid, bitter. Warm
Channels : Gbl, LI, Sp, St


ACTIONS
Strengthens Sp, prevents stagnation. Promotes the movement of Qi, alleviates pain (pain between Ren 8-14). Adjusts and regulates stagnant Qi in the Intestines. Slightly astringent.


INDICATIONS
Gbl-pain, abdominal pain. Sp or St stagnant Qi; reduced appetite, pain epigastrium/abdomen, abdominal distension, flank pain, distension or soreness, diarrhea, dysentery, tenesmus, digestive problems, nausea, vomiting.
Stuck Sp Qi; too many and excessive thoughts, stagnating thoughts making miserable.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Yin xu, depleted fluids.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY


FORMULAS
Gui Pi Tang

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