Rougui

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Warming
07-W-02

Fuzi / Rougui / Ganjiang / Wuzhuyu

C Cinnamomi Cassiae/Rougui


CHINESE : ROUGUI
LATIN : C Cinnamomi Cassiae
ENGLISH : Cinnamomum
TRIVIAL : Cinnamon bark

CATEGORY : Warming
Properties : Acrid, sweet. Hot
Channels : Ht, Ki, Li, Sp


ACTIONS
Warms Ki, fortifies Yang. Concentrates the Fire in the Ki, warms and stabilizes, is not moving, not drying. Leads Fire back to its source. Disperses deep Cold; Warms and unblocks the channels, alleviates pain. Encourages generation of Qi and Xue.


INDICATIONS
Illusionary Heat and True Cold: Heat above and Cold below. Aversion to Cold, cold limbs, weak back, impotence, frequent urination. Abdominal pain and cold, reduced appetite, diarrhoea. Flushed face, wheezing, severe sweating, Low Back Pain with cold and weak lower limbs. Deep Cold causing stagnation of Qi and Xue.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Yin xu with Heat signs, internal excess Heat, reckless movement of hot blood. Cautious during pregnancy.


FORMULAS
Ba Zhen Tang
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang

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