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Sheng Ma Granules, Single 1g Packet

Sheng Ma Granules, Single 1g Packet

Sheng Ma Granules, Single 1g Packet

Brand TCM Zone Single Herb Granule - Single Packet
Unit Size Single 1g Packet
Potency 5:1 extract granules
Taste sweet, acrid
Properties slightly cold
Contraindications Because this herb has an ascending, floating nature, it should not be used whenever there is floating yang with yin deficiency, wheezing and fullness in the chest with a sense of qi rebelling upward, or for measles aftern the rash has been expressed. - Bensky
Actions Raises yang qi, disperses heat, resolves toxicity
Pattern Wind-heat; Middle qi deficiency; Fire toxin - Bensky
Channels Entered Large Intestine, Lung, Spleen, Stomach - Bensky
Chinese name Sheng Ma
English name Cimicifuga Rhizome / Black Cohosh Root Granules

Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed. Discharges exterior conditions and vents measles: for headache due to exterior wind-heat or the early stages of measles.* Clears heat and resolves toxicity: for various manifestations of fire toxin in the upper or superficial aspects of the body. It is commonly used for sore teeth, swollen or painful gums, ulcerated lips or gums, canker sores, painful and swollen throat, sores, or maculae from warm-heat pathogen diseases.* Raises the yang and lifts what has sunken: for middle qi deficiency leading to such symptoms as shortness of breath, fatigue, and prolapse. Also used for Girdle vessel spasm and as a messenger to guide the effect of other herbs upward.*


Sheng Ma - Cimicifugae Rhizoma

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