Yuan Zhi (Prepared) (Radix Polygalae)
Properties: bitter, acrid, slightly warm
Channels: Heart, Lungs, Liver
Key Characteristics: Transforms phlegm, opens the Heart orifice, re-establishes harmonious communication between Heart and Kidneys. Also stops cough, and reduces abscesses and dissipates swelling if applied externally.
Additional Notes: We only dispense the prepared form. We prepare our Yuan Zhi with Gan Cao in order to reduce its mild irritation of the throat and enhance its calming effect.