Traditional Chinese Medicine/Zhi Mu

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Name Means:

  • Zhi
  • Mu

English:

  • anemarrhena rhizome

Tastes & Temperature:

Channels:

  • Hand Tai Yin of Lung
  • Foot Yang Ming or Stomach
  • Foot Shao Yin of Kidney

Actions & Indications:

  • Clear Heat & Drain Fire
  • nourish Yin, moisten dryness for Lung/Kidney Yin Deficiency with Heat
  • generate fluids and clear Heat

Contraindications:

  • Spleen/Stomach Deficient Cold
  • diarrhea due to Spleen Deficiency

Dosage:

  • 2-4 qian (6-12 grams)



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