Bai Ji Li Granules

Bai Ji Li Granules

Bai Ji Li Granules

SKU EF477
Brand E-Fong Granule Single Herbs
Unit Size 100 grams
Potency 5:1 extract granules
Taste Acrid, Bitter - Bensky
Properties Neutral - Bensky
Contraindications Use with caution during pregnancy, and in cases of qi or blood deficiency - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology Headache, Vertigo, dizziness; Pain or distention in the chest or flanks, irregular menstruation, insufficient lactation; Red eyes, swollen eyes, painful eyes; Itching, Vitiligo - Bensky
Actions Expels wind, brightens the eyes, calms ascendant Liver yang, stops itching, breaks up stagnation of qi and blood
Pattern Ascendant Liver yang; Constrained Liver qi; Wind-Heat; Wind - Bensky
Channels Entered Liver - Bensky
Chinese name Bai Ji Li, 蒺藜
English name Tribulus Fructus, caltrop fruit, puncture vine fruit
Description

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

  • Calms the Liver and anchors the Yang:  for headache, vertigo, or dizziness due to ascendant Liver Yang*
  • Dredges the Liver to smooth its flow while dispersing constraint and clumping:  for pain and distention in the chest or flanks, irregular menstruation, or insufficient lactation, from constrained Liver qi*
  • Dispels wind-heat and brightens the eys:  for red. swollen and painful eyes as well as increased tearing*
  • Dispels wind and stops itching:  for any kind of skin lesion with significant itching, such as hives.  Also used for vitiligo, sometimes as a stand-alone herb*
Ingredients Bai Ji Li - Tribulus terrestris
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