The herb is pungent in flavour, and warm in nature. It acts on the lung, spleen kidney and urinary bladder channels. Pungent for dispersing, warm for clearing and aromatic for moving around, it is good at promoting circulation of Qi in the upper, middle and lower-jiao to disperse cold and alleviate pain. The herb is often used to treat cold accumulation, Qi stagnation, distending pain in the chest and abdomen, cold of insufficiency type in the lower abdomen, frequent urination the other syndromes.
Promoting circulation of Qi, alleviating pain, warming the kidney and dispersing cold.
1. The herb is often used in combination with corydalis tuber, cinnamom twig, Chinese angelica root and other herbs for promoting Qi circulation, dispersing cold, regulating menstruation and alleviating pain, to treat cold accumulation, Qi stagnation, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea and amenia; with common fennel fruit, aucklandia root and evodia fruit for warming the liver, dispersing cold, promoting Qi circulation and alleviating pain, to treat accumulation of cold in the liver chdannel, abdominal colic due to invasion of cold and abdominal pain; and with galangal rhizome, aucklandia root, corydalis tuber and other herbs for warming the middle jiao, dispersing cold, promoting Qi circulation and alleviating pain, to treat cold accumulation, Qi stagnation, distending pain in the stomach, incoordination between the spleen and stomach, anorexia and vomiting.
2. To treat cold of insufficiency type in the lower jiao, hypofunction of the urinary bladder with cold syndrome, frequent urination or incontinence of bitter cardamon for warming the kidney and arresting polyuria, such as Suoquan Pill.
Dosage and Administration:
Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.
The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.