Xiang Fu

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Name: Cyperus (香附)

Pinyin: Xiang Fu

Pharm. Name: Rhizoma Cyperi

Properties:

Taste

Characteristics

Organs

Dosage

Acrid
Slightly Bitter
Slightly Sweet

Soothe liver and regulate qi, regulate menorrhea and alleviate pain

Liver
San Jiao GallBladder

6-14g

 

Description:

It is good at soothing the liver and regulating qi to alleviate pain and indicated for the syndrome of liver depression and qi stagnation. For emotional depression and hypochondriac distending pain due to liver qi stagnation, it is usually combined with the liver-soothing and qi-moving herbs. For instance, it is combined with Chai Hu and Zhi Qiao in Chai Hu Shu Gan San from Jing Yue Quan Shu. For delayed menstruation due to liver depression and qi stagnation, it is usually combined with the blood-activating and menorrhea-regulating herbs. For instance, it is combined with Dang Gui and Chuan Xiong in Xiang Fu Xiong Gui Tang from Fu Ke Yu Chi (Jade Rules for Gynecology).

 

More Information Single Herb

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