Warm the Interior and Expel Cold

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  • Ding Xiang

    $0.07

    Ding Xiang (Flos Caryophylli)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Kidneys, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warms the middle, directs Stomach qi downward, treats hiccups, fortifies Kidney yang.
    Additional Notes: Small doses sufficient (1-2g).

  • Gan Jiang (Chao)

    $0.07

    Gan Jiang (Chao) (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis)
    Properties: acrid, hot
    Channels: Heart, Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warms Spleen, transforms thin mucous, unblocks channels, revives the yang, also stops bleeding due to deficient cold (especially if prescribed as Pao Jiang).
    Additional Notes: This is dry-fried Gan Jiang, we do not dispense raw. Dry-frying reduces the pungency making it easier on the patient. The effect remains the same. We also offer Pao Jiang which you can find in the herbs list.
    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.

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  • Gao Liang Jiang

    $0.03

    Gao Liang Jiang (Rhizoma Alpiniae officinarum)
    Properties: acrid, hot
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warms the Stomach, disperses cold, stops pain and directs rebellious qi downward. Very good for epigastric pain due to cold, also helps hiccups, belching, nausea and vomiting of clear fluids.

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  • Hua Jiao

    $0.07

    Hua Jiao or Chuan Jiao (Pericarpium Zanthoxyli)
    Properties: acrid, hot, slightly toxic
    Channels: Kidneys, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warms the middle, disperses cold, stops pain from cold, kills parasites (especially roundworms), tonifies Mingmen fire. Also good externally as part of a wash for vaginal itching (usually together with Ai Ye, Huang Bai, She Chuang Zi, Bai Xian Pi, and Ku Shen).
    Additional Notes: Do not use internally during pregnancy.

  • Pao Jiang

    $0.07

    Pao Jiang (Blast-Fried Rhizoma Zingiberis)
    Properties: bitter, astringent
    Channels: Heart, Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warms the middle, stops diarrhea, consolidates yang, stops bleeding due to yang deficiency.

  • Rou Gui

    $0.06

    Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, hot
    Channels: Heart, Kidneys, Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Warms and tonifies the yang, disperses cold, promotes movement of blood. Also leads fire back to its source (e.g. when deficient yang allows rootless yang to float). Can help joint pain from cold-dampness.

  • Rou Gui Spring Wind

    $0.09

    Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, hot
    Channels: Heart, Kidneys, Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Warms and tonifies the yang, disperses cold, promotes movement of blood. Also leads fire back to its source (e.g. when deficient yang allows rootless yang to float). Can help joint pain from cold-dampness.
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  • Wu Zhu Yu (Huang Lian Prepared)

    $0.37

    Wu Zhu Yu (Huang Lian Prepared) (Fructus Evodiae)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, hot, slightly toxic, Very Dry
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Strongly warms the middle and lower Jiao, stops nausea and vomiting due to cold, alleviates cold pain in the chest and abdomen. Also good for vertex headache that involves the temples when there is vomiting of clear fluid.
    Additional Notes: This is the Huang Lian prepared form. The unprocessed herb is toxic. We soak the herb in Huang Lian juice then dry-fry it, which makes it much better for pent-up Liver-Stomach fire causing acid regurgitation, nausea and vomiting. We also offer Wu Zhu Yu in its standard prepared form which involves repeatedly soaking and rinsing the herb until it is bland, then drying it. If the standard preparation is desired please select Wu Zhu Yu (Prepared) from the herbs list.
    Small doses (2-5g) sufficient. Expensive.

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  • Wu Zhu Yu (Prepared)

    $0.37

    Wu Zhu Yu (Prepared) (Fructus Evodiae)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, hot, slightly toxic, Very Dry
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Strongly warms the middle and lower Jiao, stops nausea and vomiting due to cold, alleviates cold pain in the chest and abdomen. Also good for vertex headache that involves the temples when there is vomiting of clear fluid.
    Additional Notes: This is the standard prepared form. The unprocessed herb is toxic. To prepare we repeatedly soak and rinse the herb until it is bland, then dry it. We also offer Wu Zhu Yu soaked in Huang Lian juice then dry-fried, which makes it much better for pent-up Liver-Stomach fire causing acid regurgitation, nausea and vomiting. If this effect is desired please select Wu Zhu Yu (Huang Lian Prepared) from the herbs list.
    Small doses (2-5g) sufficient. Expensive.

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  • Xiao Hui Xiang (Chao)

    $0.05

    Xiao Hui Xiang (Chao) (Fructus Foeniculi)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Liver, Kidneys, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Harmonizes the middle, warms Liver and Kidneys, regulates and moves the qi. Therefore it is good for bloating and pain especially along the Liver channel in the lower abdomen, also treats bulging and hernia-like disorders.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form. Dry-frying Xiao Hui Xiang enhances its ability to warm and protect digestion. If you would prefer raw please select Xiao Hui Xiang (Raw) from the herbs list. Small doses (3-5g) are usually sufficient and more comfortable.

  • Xiao Hui Xiang (Raw)

    $0.03

    Xiao Hui Xiang (Raw) (Fructus Foeniculi)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Liver, Kidneys, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Harmonizes the middle, warms Liver and Kidneys, regulates and moves the qi. Therefore it is good for bloating and pain especially along the Liver channel in the lower abdomen, also treats bulging and hernia-like disorders.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw version. We most commonly dispense dry fried Xiao Hui Xiang. Dry-frying enhances the herbs ability to warm and protect digestion. If you would prefer our dry fried please select Xiao Hui Xiang (Chao) in the herbs list. Small doses (3-5g) are usually sufficient and more comfortable.

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