Warm and Acrid

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  • Bai Zhi Certified

    $0.05

    Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warm and dispersing. Very fragrant to open orifices (e.g. the nose). Also good for frontal headaches and sinus pain, in gynaecology is often used for vaginal discharge. Can be used for sores and boils to expel pus and thus reduce swelling.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Cang Er Zi (Prepared)

    $0.05

    Cang Er Zi (Prepared) (Fructus Xanthii)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, warm, somewhat toxic
    Channels: Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Warm and dispersing. Best for unblocking sinus, but also good for toothache, sinus headache and also for painful obstruction and occipital headache.
    Additional Notes: We only dispense the prepared form which is dry-fried in order to reduce its toxicity.

  • Fang Feng

    $0.14

    Fang Feng (Radix Ledebouriellae)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, slightly warm
    Channels: Bladder, Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior. Less drying than most wind-expelling herbs. Also good for itch (in combination with Jing Jie), diarrhea, intestinal cramping and left-sided period pain.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Gao Ben

    $0.05

    Gao Ben (Radix et Rhizoma Ligustici)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior. Particularly good for vertex headaches and headaches related to toothache. Leads into Du channel and so can be used for fibroids or vaginal pain from internal wind-damp.

  • Gui Zhi

    $0.03

    Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, warm
    Channels: Heart, Lungs, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior, also good for dizziness and palpitations due to thin mucous, and peripheral circulation.

  • Jing Jie (Raw)

    $0.04

    Jing Jie (Raw) (Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic, slightly warm
    Channels: Lungs, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Releases the exterior. Can be used for both wind-heat and wind-cold and venting heat in the blood.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. When charred Jing Jie can stop bleeding and is good for rashes and itch (in combination with Fang Feng). If charred form is desired please select Jing Jie (Tan) from the herbs list.

  • Jing Jie (Tan)

    $0.06

    Jing Jie (Tan) (Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic, slightly warm
    Channels: Lungs, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Releases the exterior. Can be used for both wind-heat and wind-cold and venting heat in the blood.
    Additional Notes: This is the charred form. When charred Jing Jie can stop bleeding and is good for rashes and itch (in combination with Fang Feng). If raw form is desired please select Jing Jie (Raw) from the herbs list.

  • Qiang Huo

    $0.26

    Qiang Huo (Radix Et Rhizoma Notopterygii)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, aromatic, warm
    Channels: Bladder, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior, also good for joint pain, leads into Taiyang and Du channels, so best for occipital headaches.
    Additional Notes: Expensive.

  • Sheng Jiang

    $0.13

    Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior. Also good for nausea and harmonizing nutritive and protective qi (in combination with Da Zao).
    Additional Notes: 1 of our slices of Sheng Jiang equals 3g.

  • Xin Yi Hua

    $0.04

    Xin Yi Hua (Flos Magnoliae)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warm and dispersing. Best for unblocking sinus.
    Additional Notes: Don’t use during pregnancy (use Cang Er Zi and He Ye instead).

  • Zi Su Ye

    $0.04

    Zi Su Ye (Perillae Folium)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior, also settles the Stomach, used for nausea and vomiting. For fetal calming, the stalk is more often used (Zi Su Geng, Perillae Ramulus), but the leaf is ok too.

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