Sheng Jiang

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Name: Fresh Ginger (生薑)

Pinyin: Sheng Jiang

Pharm. Name: Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens

Properties:

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Characteristics

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Dosage

Acrid

Disperse wind-cold, warm the middle energizer to stop vomiting, warm lung to stop cough

Lung, Spleen, Stomach

1-10g

 

Description:

This herb has mild action of dispersing wind-cold and also has a little effect in promoting sweating and releasing exterior. It can be used singly in slight wind-cold syndrome as well as decocted dominantly with shallot and brown sugar. Other properties include warming the middle energizer and expelling cold, it is effective in expelling cold, stimulating appetite, stopping vomiting, and pain when treating cold-invasion to the middle energizer or stomachache, poor appetite, vomiting due to the deficiency and cold of the spleen and stomach. Because of its lung-warming and cough-relieving effect, it can either be used in diseases due to external wind-cold with more or less phlegm. In the case of cough due to external wind-cold, it is usually combined with Ma Huang such as San Ao Tang in Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang. In the case of profuse phlegm without external pathogens, it can be confined to phlegm-resolving and cough-relieving herbs.

 

More Information Single Herb

*All granules can be made into capsules. All capsules are sold in pairs of 2 (Two bottle increment).