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San Leng

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 02:36 AM
Regulate Blood

1 TASTE
Liver and spleen


2 MERIDIANS
Liver and spleen


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To invigorate blood and move stagnations; 2. To promote qi circulation and stop pain.


4 INDICATIONS
1. Qi and blood stagnation manifested as amenorrhea, abdominal pain and epigastric or abdominal masses. Burreed tuber (San Leng) is used with Zedoary (E Zhu) in the formula Ezhu Wan.2. Retention of food and qi stagnation manifested as epigastric and abdominal distension and pain. Burreed tuber (Sanleng) is used with Zedoary (Ezhu), Green tangerine peel (Qing Pi) and Germinated barley (Mai Ya).


5 DOSAGE
3-10 g


6 COUTIONS
Prepared with vinegar can help the function of stopping pain. This herb is contraindicated during pregnancy and during profuse menstrual flow.


San Leng

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