Journal of Acuherb in Medicine


Bai Zhi

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Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Dahuricae
Chinese:
白芷
Tone Marks:
bái zhĭ
Actions
  • Dispels Wind and Stops Pain
    For external Wind-Cold, especially with sinus or yang Ming headache, supra-orbital pain and sinus congestion.
  • Reduces Pus and Swelling
    For early stages of surface level sores. This herb can reduce swelling and/or help to discharge pus.
  • Also used for damp and discharge in the Lower Jiao.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • This herb is drying, do not use in cases of Yin and Blood Deficiency.
  • Traditional sources say this herb antagonizes Flos Inulae (Xuan Fu Hua).

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 3-9 grams.
  • Part Used: single root, no branches.

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