Huo Xiang (Herba Agastaches, Herba Pogostemonis)
Properties: acrid, slightly warm, very fragrant
Channels: Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
Key Characteristics: Releases the exterior, harmonizes the middle, transforms dampness, alleviates nausea. Very fragrant herbs are always useful when the tongue coat is thick as it breaks up damp, be sure to also use Ban Xia or Hou Pou to direct that damp downwards.