Rou Gui

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.

Description

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.