Bai Fu Zi (Zhi) / Yu Bai Fu (Lab Tested)

Bai Fu Zi (Zhi) / Yu Bai Fu (Lab Tested)

Bai Fu Zi (Zhi) / Yu Bai Fu (Lab Tested)

SKU NHB342
Brand NuHerbs
Unit Size 1 pound
Dosage 3-6 grams - Bensky
Potency 1:1
Taste Acrid, sweet - Bensky
Properties Warm, Toxic - Bensky
Contraindications Contraindicated during pregnancy. To avoid toxicity, dosage for internal consumption should not exceed 5 grams. - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology Wind-stroke, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, migraine headaches; snakebite, scrofula, phlegm nodules; Eczema - Bensky
Actions Raising, acrid-dispersing, warm and drying; especially indicated for pathogenic wind-phlegm in the face and head
Pattern Wind-phlegm affecting the head; Nodules due to phlegm and toxicity; Wind-cold-damp painful obstruction - Bensky
Channels Entered Liver, Spleen, Stomach - Bensky
Chinese name zhi bai fu zi, yu bai fu
English name Prepared typhonium rhizome
Description

Excerpted from Bensky:  Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Dries dampness, transforms phlegm, expels wind, stops spasms:  for wind-phlegm affecting the head resulting in wind-stroke, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, or migraine headaches.*
  • Resolves toxicity and dissipates nodules:  for snakebite, scrofula, or other nodules due to phlegm and toxicity.  For these problems, it is generally used topically and in its fresh form.*
  • Dries dampness and stops pain and itching:  for wind-cold-damp painful obstruction as well as damp skin problems such as eczema.  For the latter problem, it can be powdered and added topically.*
Ingredients Typhonii Rhizoma preparatum
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