Blue Poppy Single Herb Granules
- Excellent Value
Each bottle contains 128 grams at a price comparable to the standard 100 grams.
- Enhanced Potency
Each formula is decocted with a dual extraction process using both alcohol and water.
- No Starches or Fillers
We replace inactive starches like maltodextrin with active herb powder.
Mugwort Leaf; Artemesia Warms the Womb and stops bleeding; Disperses cold and alleviates pain; Eliminates dampness and stops itching
Morinda Root tonifies the Kidneys and fortifies the yang; Disperses wind-dampness and strenghtens the sinews and bones
Hyacinth Bean; Dolichos Bean Strengthens the Spleen, Clears Summer-Heat and Dampness, Eliminates Toxins* - Chen: Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology
Stemona Root Moistens the Lungs and stops cough; Expels parasites and kills lice
Cardamomum Fructus disseminates the Lung qi, awakens the Spleen, warms the middle, transforms dampness, pierces through and disperses trubidity
Typhonium Rhizoma dries dampness, transforms phlegm, expels wind, stops spasms;Resolves toxicity and dissipates nodules;Dries dampness and stops pain and itching
Ginkgo Nut Preserves the Lungs and arrests wheezing;Eliminates dampness, stops discharge, and contains the urine.
Lily Bulb moistens the Lungs, clears heat, and stops coughs; Clears the Heart; Calms the Spirt
Oldenlandia Herba clears heat, strongly resolves fire toxicity, and reduces abscesses;Clears heat and facilitates resolution of dampness by promoting urination.
Tribulus terrestris expels wind, brightens the eyes, calms ascendant Liver yang, stops itching, breaks up stagnation of qi and blood
Patrinia resolves toxicity, expels pus, invigorates the blood, reduces abscesses.
White Mustard Seed penetrates to the yin to restore movement of the yang, transforms cold-phlegm, dissipates clumps.
Imperata Rhizome Cools the Blood; Stops Bleeding; Clears Heat in the Lungs and Stomach; Promotes Urination
Cynanchum root and rhizome directs the Lung qi downward; suitable for any type of cough; especially good for phlegm in the throat
White Peony Root Tonifies the Liver Blood; Extinquishes Wind; Stops Pain; Nourishes the Liver and Spleen yin; adjusts the nutritive and protective levels
Chinese Pulsatilla Root clears heat and resolves toxicity; especially effective for cooling and alleviating dysenteric disorders
Cynanchi root cools the blood and reduces heat from deficiency without injuring the yin fluids or blood, vents pathogens, facilitates urination.
Fragrant Angelica Root releases the exterior, opens the orifices (especially the nose), dries dampness - Bensky
Processed (White) Atractylodes Rhizome, Ovate Atractylodes (processed) Tonifies the Spleen qi, dries dampness, quiets the fetus - Bensky
White atractylodes rhizome tonifies the Spleen qi, dries dampness, quiets the fetus - Bensky
Arborvitae Seed nourishes the Heart blood and yin to calm the spirit, moistens the Kidneys and Large Intestine. Bensky Materia Medica
Isatis Root drains heat; Resolves fire toxicity; Cools the blood; Benefits the throat
Pinellia Rhizome Ginger-Processed is acrid for opening, slippery for directing qi downward, and bitter for drying; best used for thin phlegm or dampness as well as rebellious Stomach qi. - Bensky
Barbat Skullcap clears heat; Resolves toxicity; invigorates the blood; Reduces swellings; Promotes urination and reduces edema; Mildly dispels blood stasis and stops bleeding
Glehnia nourishes the Lung yin and clears heat; Nourishes the Stomach yin and generates fluids.
Fish-poison Yam Rhizome separates the pure from the turbid; Expels wind-dampness; Relaxes the Sinews; Unblocks the collaterals; Clears damp-heat from the skin
Polygoni Avicularis Herba clears damp-heat from the Bladder; Promotes urination; unblocks painful urinary dribbling; Expels parasites and stops itching
Areca Seed expels parasites, resolves firm accumulations, facilitates urination, resolves phlegm and food stagnation, directs qi downward.
Chinese Mint facilitates the dispersal of upper burner wind-heat, cools and clears the eyes and head, soothes the throat, facilitates the flow of Liver qi and expels turbid filth - Bensky
Psoralea Fruit tonifies the Kidneys and fortifies the yang; Tonifies and warms the Spleen yand and stops diarrhea
Xanthium Fruit disperses wind and dampness and opens the nasal passages; Disperses wind and expels dampness; Dispels exterior wind
Atractylodes Rhizome dries dampness, induces sweating, strengthens the Spleen and Stomach, treats atrophy disorders from damp-heat in the lower burner, helps the vision.
Alpinia Katsumadai Stem warms the middle, mobilizes the qi, dries turbid dampness.
Tsaoko Fruit treats constraint from cold-dampness in the middle burner, check malarial fever.
Platycladi Cacumen cools heat, inhibits bleeding due to blood heat, stops cough - Bensky
Bupleurum Radix resolves lesser yang disorders and reduces fever; Spreads Liver qi and relieves constraint; Raises and lifts the yang qi; Restores harmony between the Liver and Spleen
Cicada Molting is cold, light, and ascending, disperses exterior wind-heat, extinguishes internal wind, cools the Lungs and Liver, vents rashes, stops itching, soothes the throat
Dichroa Root - Clears Heat / Clears Poison
Plantain Herb dispels water, clears heat, brightens the eyes, dispels phlegm and stops coughing. - Chen
Plantago seeds facilitates urination, separates the clear and turbid fluids, guides damp-heat downward and out of the body through the urine.* - Bensky
Tangerine Peel regulates the Qi, adjusts the middle, and relieves the diaphragm; Dries dampness and transforms phlegm; Helps prevent stagnation
Red Poria eliminates water and dampness, especially associated with blood stasis
Red Peony invigorates the blood, transforms stasis, stops pain, cools heat in the blood - Bensky
Adzuki bean promotes urination and reduces edema; Facilitates the resolution of dampness and heat; Disperses blood stasis
Leonuri Fructus (Motherwort Fruit) invigorates the blood, clears the Liver, brightens the eyes.
Fritillaria Cirrhosa Bulbus Cools, moistens, directs the Lung qi and Heart fire downward to transform phlegm, alleviate cough, relieve constraint, and disperse clumped phlegm-heat.
Toosendan Fruit cools heat, regulates the qi, stops pain - Bensky
Cyathula Root invigorates the blood, unblocks the menses, expels wind, drains dampness - Bensky
Processed Sichuan Aconite Main Root dispels wind, disperses cold and stops pain; Reduces swellings, induces ulcerations, and dispels putrefaction.
Andrographis Herb clears heat and resolves fire toxicity;Clears fire toxin manifestations on the skin such as sores and carbuncles;Clears heat, dries dampness, and stops diarrhea
Cnidium invigorates the blood and promotes the movement of qi; Expels wind and alleviates pain
Ailanthus Bark (processed) clears heat, dries dampness, and binds up the Intestines; Kills parasites
Magnetitum anchors and calms the spirit; Nourishes the Kidneys, augments the Liver, and improves hearing and vision; Aids the Kidneys in grasping the qi
Red Halloysite astringes the Intestines and stops diarrhea, Contains the Blood and stops bleeding, Promotes healing of wounds topically (generates flesh)
Eleuthero Root tonifies the Spleen and Stomach qi to aid transportation and transformation: Warms the Kidneys to aid the yang in warming the Spleen; Calms the spirit; Invigorates the blood; Unblocks the collaterals; Augments the Heart qi and calms the spirit.
Allium Fistulosum Bulbus Releases the exterior, unblocks the yang qi
Areca Husk Granules drives qi downward and eases the middle; Promotes urination and reduces edema
Rhubarb Root purges clumped heat in the Intestines, cools the blood, removes blood stasis, stops bleeding (charred) - Bensky - Bensky
Isatis Leaf strongly cools heat toxin or pathogenic heat in both the qi and blood levels
Sargentodoxa Stem clears heat, resolves toxicity, clears stasis, stops pain. - Bensky
Jujube, Chinese Date tonifies the qi and blood, generates fluids, harmonizes the Spleen, moderates the toxic effects of other herbs. - Bensky
Hematite relies on its heaviness to suppress and direct downward rebellious qi, while cooling Liver fire. Treating Dai Zhe Shi reduces its cold, bitter nature.*
Fermented Soybean ascending, vents and disperses exterior pathogens, disseminates and disperses constrained heat above the diaphragm. - Bensky
Arisaema (processed with bile) clears heat, dissolves Phlegm, calms Wind, stops Convulsions.
Salvia Root invigorates the blood and dispels stasis; Clears heat and soothes irritability; Cools the blood and reduces abscesses; Nourishes the blood and calms the spirit
Bamboo Leaves and Stem leaches out dampness and facilitates urination; also treats irritability associated with heat.
Chinese Angelica Root Wine-Processed tonifies the blood and regulates the menses; Invigorates and harmonizes the blood and disperses cold; Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels; Treats coughs
Angelica Sinensis tonifies the blood and regulates the menses; Invigorates and harmonizes the blood and disperses cold; Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels; Treats coughs
This item consists of the lateral rootlets of Dang Gui. This herb is considered less tonifying and more invigorating to the blood.
Codonopsis Root tonifies the middle burner; augments the Spleen and Lung qi.*
Kochia Fruit alleviates itching, removes damp-heat, unblocks painful urinary dribbling, clears wind-heat affecting the eyes and head.
Lycium bark eliminates heat from both excess and deficiency in the blood; used for steaming bone disorder with sweating, and to cool the Lungs
Sanguisorba cools heat in the blood, resolves toxicity, restrains and inhibits.* - Bensky
Clove warms the middle burner and directs rebellious qi downward; Warms the Kidneys and aids the yang
Benincasa Semen facilitates the removal of pathogenic water and dampness, clears heat.*
Mallow Seed promotes urination, benefits the breasts, moistens the Intestines. -Bensky
Angelica Pubescens Radix treats painful obstruction in the lower body, dispels lurking wind in the Kidney channel - Bensky
Eucommia Bark tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, strengthens the sinews and bones, quiets the fetus
Small Centipeda Herb disperses wind-cold and unblocks the nasal passages; Disperses pathogens, resolves toxicity, and reduces swelling
Zedoaria Rhizoma promotes the movement of blood and qi, breaks up accumulations, reduces food stagnation.*
Black Cutch drains dampness and absorbs seepage; Stops bleeding; Clears the Lungs, transforms phlegm, generates fluids, and stops diarrhea.
Senna Folium drains downward and guides out stagnant heat in the Intestines.
Siler Root releases the exterior and expels wind; Expels wind-dampness and alleviates pain; Expels wind and relieves spasms
Buddha's hand fruit relieves constraint, regulates the qi, transforms phlegm, harmonizes the middle - Bensky
Poria Cocos tonifes the Spleen, eliminates dampness, calms the Heart spirit - Bensky
Poria Peel promotes urination and reduces edema
Rubus Berry augments the true yin of the Kidneys, contains the urine, secures the essence - Bensky
Spriodela; Duckweed induces sweating and releases the exterior; Vents rashes and stops itching; Promotes urination and reduces swelling
Poria with hostwood tonifies the Spleen, eliminates dampness, calms the Heart spirit - Bensky
Light Wheat Grain augments the Heart qi, inhibits the Heart fluids, clears heat from the pores and interstices, and thus stops spontaneous sweating and nightsweats.
Prepared Aconite Root revives the yang and rescues from rebellion; Warms the fire and assists the yang; Disperses cold, warms the channels, and alleviates pain
Licorice Root tonifies the Spleen qi, moistens the Lungs, moderates urgency and toxicity, drains fire
Dried Ginger warms the Spleen, transforms thin mucus, unblocks the channels, revives the yang. - Bensky
Chinese Lovage Root discharges exterior conditions and disperses cold; Dispels wind, overcomes dampness, and alleviates pain
Lesser Galangal Rhizome warms the Stomach, disperses cold, stops pain, directs rebellious qi downward - Bensky
Kudzu Root raises the clear yang of yang brightness, encourages the Stomach qi and thus releases muscle layer heat and vents rashes; alleviates thirst by raising Stomach fluids, treats diarrhea. - Bensky
Kudzu Flower increases the metabolism of alcohol, relieves hangover and promotes the regaining of sobriety - Chen
Oryza Semen tonifies the Lung, Spleen, and Intestines* - Chen: Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology
Chinese Wolfberry enriches the yin of the Kidneys and Lungs, nourishes the Liver blood, mildly tonifies the Kidney yang.*
Uncaria extinguishes wind and alleviates spasms; Drains Liver heat and pacifies Liver yang; Releases the exterior
Eriocaulis semen disperses Wind and Heat in the Liver Channel, Brightens the Eyes and Removes Superficial Visual Obstruction.* - Chen: Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology
Drynaria Rhizoma tonifies the Kidneys, strenghtens and repairs the bones, directs floating yang downward - Bensky
Rice Sprout gently reduces food stagnation while strengthening the Spleen and improving the appetite.
Trichosanthes Fruit cools and transforms phlegm-heat, moistens the Intestines, directs turbid phlegm downward. - Bensky
Trichosanthes Peel cools and transforms phlegm-heat, facilitates the flow of qi in the chest, disperses constrained clumping.
Trichosanthes Seed moistens both the Lungs and Intestines, cools and transforms phlegm. - Bensky
Cinnamon Twig releases the muscle layer, unblocks the yang qi, warms the middle. - Bensky
Kadsura Pepper Stem dispels wind-dampness and unblocks lthe channels and collaterals
Cuttlefish bone stops bleeding, secures the essence, dries dampness, reduces gastric acidity
Erythina Bark dispels wind-dampness, unblocks the channels and collaterals; Promotes urination and reduces edema; Treats itching skin lesions; Used as a gargle for toothache due to dental caries
Eclipta Herba nourishes the yin of the Liver and Kidneys, cools heat, stops bleeding, blackens the hair.
Albizzia Flower relieves constraint, calms the spirit, regulates the qi, invigorates the collaterals.
Albizzia Bark calms the spirit and relieves constraint; Harmonizes the blood, stops pain, and reconnects the sinews and bones;Dissipates swellings and reduces abscesses
Flowery Knotweed Root nourishes the blood and yin, preserves the essence. - Bensky
Flowery Knotweed Root nourishes the blood and yin, preserves the essence. - Bensky
Lotus Leaf clears heat, resolves summerheat, raises clear yang, stops bleeding. - Bensky
Chebule Fruit binds up the intestines and stops diarrhea; Contains the leakage of Lung qi, stops coughs, and improves the condition of the throat
Black Sesame Seed tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, augments the yin and blood, lubricates the Intestines.
Carthamus invigorates the blood, stops pain - Bensky
Rhodiola Root clears Lung Heat, nourishes Lung Yin and relieves cough
Magnolia Bark promotes the movement of qi in the middle burner and resolves stagnation; Promotes the movement of qi downward, dries dampness, and transforms phlegm; Directs qi downward, reduces phlegm, and calms wheezing
Amber settles and calms the spirit, unblocks blood stagnation, facilitates urination - Bensky
Cuspidatum Rhizoma invigorates the blood, dispels stasis, unblocks the channels, and stops pain;Clears heat and resolves dampness;Clears heat and resolves toxicity;Drains heat downward, transforms phlegm, and stops coughs
Talcum cools summerheat, clears hot painful urinary dribbling, applied topically for damp-heat rashes and sores. - Bensky
Cools heat, moistens the Liver, brightens they eyes* -Bensky
Achyranthes Root breaks up blood stasis, unblocks menstruation, guides blood to descend, direct fire downward - Bensky
Phellodendron Cortex directs fire downward, clears damp-heat in the lower burner. - bensky
Polygonatum Rhizome; Siberian Solomon Seal Rhizome tonifies the qi, nourishes yin, augments the essence - Bensky
Coptis Rhizome cools heat, drains fire (especially in the Heart and Stomach), dries dampness, resolves toxicity - Bensky
Astragalus Radix raises the yang qi, tonifies the Spleen and Lung qi, stops sweating, facilitates urination, promotes the discharge of pus, generates flesh - Bensky
Scutellaria Root cools heat, dries dampness, stops bleeding, quiets the fetus in pregnancy.
Hseed enriches the yin fluids, moistens the Intestines, unblocks dry constipation. - Bensky
Patchouli; Agastaches Plant releases the exterior, transforms dampness, harmonizes the middle, alleviates nausea - Bensky
Spatholobus Root and Vine invigorates the blood, tonifies the blood, soothes the sinews and invigorates the collaterols - Bensky
Stiff Silkworm dispels Wind and settles down fright and transforms phlegm and disperses clumps.
Curcuma Rhizoma invigorates the blood, breaks up blood stasis, drives qi downward, treats wind-damp painful obstruction.
Gynostemma Herb moistens lungs, dispels phlegm, clears heat, eliminates toxins, reduces inflammation, lowers BP and cholesterol.
Platycodon Root causes the qi and the actions of other herbs to rise, soothes the throat, releases the exterior, transforms phlegm, expels pus. - Bensky
Lysimachia clears heat, promote urination, unblocks painful urinary dribbling, and expels stones: primarily used for urinary tract stones. - Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica
Honeysuckle Flower disperses heat, resolves toxicity, cools the blood, stops bleeding (if charred)
Cherokee Rosehip binds the lower burner in order to secure the essence, contains urination, halts chronic diarrhea. - Bensky
Schizonepta Stem or Bud binds the lower burner in order to secure the essence, contains urination, halts chronic diarrhea. - Bensky
Chinese Leek Seed warmly tonifies the Liver and Kidneys, secures the essence, secures the urine, stops vaginal discharge. - Bensky
Tangerine Seed disperses nodules, activates qi circulation*- Chen: Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology
Citrus Gradis Exocarpium regulates qi, opens the middle jiao, dries dampness, dissolves phlegm, and relieves food stagnations - Chen
Chrysanthemum disperses and clears wind-heat; Calms the Liver and clears the eyes; Calms the Liver and extinguishes wind; Resolves toxicity. - Bensky
Tangerine Leaf regulates the Liver qi, reduces swelling, and disperses stagnation*. - Chen: Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology
Cassia Seed disperses wind-fire to cool the eyes, moistens the Intestines, nourishes the Liver and Kidney yin - Bensky
Bitter Melon Fruit cools and transofrms phlegm-heat, moistens the intestines, directs turbid phlegm downward
Flavescent Sophora Root expels wind, stops itching, promotes urination* - Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed
Coltsfoot Flower acrid and warm, but not drying: dispersing, but not draining: appropriate for any type of cough or wheezing
Radish Seed transforms phlegm, reduces food stagnation, promotes the flow of qi in the Lungs, Spleen, and Large Intestine. - Bensky
Litchee Pit disperses qi stagnation and cold obstruction in the Liver channel. - Bensky
Forsythia Fruit cools and vents heat, particularly in the Heart and upper burner; resolves toxicity, disperses clumps. - Bensky
Lotus Seed tonifies and stabilizes the Spleen, Heart, and Kidneys; calms the spirti. - Bensky
Lotus Plumule clears heat from the Heart and Pericardium - Bensky
Ganoderma calms the spirit while augmenting the qi and nourishing the blood. - Bensky
Gentiana Root drains fire from excess in the Liver and Gallbladder, eliminates lower burner damp-heat. - Bensky
Fossilized Bone settles anxiety and calms the spirit; Calms the Liver and anchors and preserves the floating yang; Prevents leakage of fluids..*
Longan Fruit nourishes the blood, tonifies the qi, and calms the spirit.*
Rhaponticum Root resolves toxicity, disperses clumps, expes pus, causes milk to descend - Bensky
Reed Rhizome cools the Lungs and Stomach, generates fluids without being cloying, alleviates nausea, promotes urination.
Sweetgum Fruit invigorates the qi and blood, treats painful obstruction, facilitates urination.
Dogbane Leaf calms the Liver and quiets the spirit and clears heat and promotes urination.
Momordica Fruit clears heat and moistens the Lungs, generates fluids to stop thirst, lubricates the Intestines to unblock the bowels. - Bensky
Star Jasmine Stem dispels wind-dampness, invigorates the collaterals, cools the blood
Portulaca clears heat, resolves toxicity, eases the Intestines.
Ophiopogon benefits the Stomach, generates fluids, and directs rebellious qi downward.
Dry-fried Barley Sprout reduces food stagnation due to starches and fruits, softens areas of hardness, improves the appetite. - Bensky
Barley Sprout reduces food stagnation due to starches and fruits, softens areas of hardness, improves the appetite.* - Bensky
Vitex Fruit is ascending, dispersing, and cooling, particularily for wind-heat in the face and eyes, but also useful for stiff and painful joints in wind-damp painful obstruction.
Mirabilite softens hardened clumping of pathogenic heat in the intestines
Ilex Pubescentis invigorates the blood, clears heat, resolves toxicity, stops coughs - Bensky
Buddleia Flower Bud benefits the eyes by tonifying the Liver yin and cooling Liver heat. - Bensky
Myrrh Resin breaks up blood stasis, reduces swelling, generates flesh.
Moutan Root Bark cools heat from either excess or deficiency, gently invigorates the blood without injuring the blood or yin, clears lurking fire from the blood.
Chinese Quince Fruit transforms dampness, harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach, alleviates cramping.
Oroxylum seeds gently fress the flow of Liver qi, benefits the voice
Calcined Oyster Shell restrains and inhibits sweating, secures the essence, and stops vaginal discharge
Calcined Oyster Shell restrains and inhibits sweating, secures the essence, and stops vaginal discharge
Akebia Vine promotes urination and unblocks painful urinary dysfunction, drains Heart Heat through the Small Intestine and promotes lactation and unblocks Blood vessels
Inula Root promotes the movement of qi and stops pain, adjusts and regulates stagnant qi in the Intestines, strengthens the Spleen and prevents stagnation.
Adenophora Root nourishes the yin of the Lungs and Stomach, clears heat, generates fluids. - Bensky
Arctium Fructus disperses heat in the exterior and clears internal heat toxin; benefits the throat, its cold and slippery properties facilitate bowel movements (unless fried) - Bensky
Ligustrum Fruit tonifies the Liver and Kidney yin, clears heat, brightens the eyes, blackens the hair
Lotus Rhizome stops bleeding, removes blood stasis
Sterculia Seed gently cools and moistens the throat and Intestines - Bensky
Charred Dried Ginger is thought to be less potent [than gan jiang] for warming the interior, but is effective in stopping the bleeding associated with cold from deficiency. Some sources suggest that is is more effective than the main herb [gan jiang] in treating lower abdominal disorders.*
Eupatorium dispels middle burner turbid dampness, unbinds the Stomach, releases the exterior
Loquat Leaf directs qi downward to stop coughs and alleviate nausea and vomiting
Dandelion cools heat, resolves toxicity, directs downward, facilitates urination
Cattail Pollen stops bleeding, removes blood stasis, promotes urination. - Bensky
Prepared Typhae Pollen stops bleeding, removes blood stasis, promotes urination. - Bensky
Madder Root cools the blood, stops bleeding, removes blood stasis
Hogfennel Root directs qi downward; assists the dissemination of Lung qi, thereby expelling external pathogens; directs fire downward, thereby dissolving phlegm.
Euryale seeds tonifies and restrains the Spleen and Kidneys, eliminates dampness
Notopterygium release the exterior and disperses cold; Guides qi to the greater yang channel and Governing vessel - Bensky
Gentiana Root dispels wind-dampness, eliminates tidal fever, and steaming bone disorder.
Fraxinus bark cools heat, drains dampness, benefits the eyes, binds the Intestines.
Indigo clears heat, resolves toxicity, cools the blood, reduces maculae, drains the Liver, clears the Lungs, dispels summerheat, settles convulsions. Bensky
Sweet Wormwood clears all types of yin level heat with-out injuring the qi, blood, or yin.
Immature Tangerine Peel directs downward, dredges the Liver, breaks up qi stagnation and clumping, harmonizes the Stomach.
Celosia Seeds strongly clears fire from the Liver channel to benefit the eyes and ears, directs qi downward, eliminates superficial visual obstruction.
Dianthus cools heat, directs downward, invigorates the blood; leads heat and fire in the Heart and Small Intestine out through the urine.
Lonicera Caulis expels heat, resolves toxicity, soothes the sinews - Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed
Red Panax Ginseng powerfully tonifies the primal qi of the five organs, nourishes the yin, revives from collapse*
Nutmeg warms the Spleen and Stomach, promotes the movement of qi, binds up the intestines* - Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed
Cinnamon bark warms and tonifies the yang, disperses cold, promotes the movement of blood. - Bensky
Frankincense breaks up blood stasis to stop pain