Wuzhuyu

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Warming
07-W-04

Fuzi / Rougui / Ganjiang / Wuzhuyu

Fr Evodiae Rutaecarpae/Wuzhuyu


CHINESE : WUZHUYU
LATIN : Fr Evodiae Rutaecarpae
ENGLISH : Evodia
TRIVIAL : Evodia

CATEGORY: Warming
Properties: Acrid, bitter. Hot. Slightly toxic
Channels : Ki, Li, Sp, St


ACTIONS
Warms the uterus. Warms the Middle, disperses Cold, relieves constraint in Li-meridian. Warms Li-meridian. Warms Sp, expels Damp-Cold.
Redirects rebellious Qi downward. Leads Fire downward. Very drying.
Pushes non-assertive persons: gives Fire in the Li.


INDICATIONS
Cold Li headache. Cold St-pain, with nausea, drooling, reduced taste sensation (T: pale, P: wiry or weak). Li invading Sp. Cold hernial disorders. Flank pain, regurgitation of sour fluids (T: red, P: wiry, rapid). Diarrhea due to Sp and Ki Yang xu. Damp-Cold leg Qi. Sores in mouth and tongue.
Cold Liver (self-hatred): goes inward and freezes, repulsion.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Very drying herb, it may injure Qi, therefore no long-term use. Yin xu with Heat signs.
Antagonizes: Rx Salviae Miltiorrhizae/Danshen
Counteracts: Fluoritum/Zishiying.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Concha Ostrea/Muli

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