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Wu Zhu Yu

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 12:29 AM
Warm Interior & Expel Cold

1 TASTE
Pungent, bitter, hot and slightly toxic


2 MERIDIANS
Liver ,spleen and stomach


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To dispel cold and stop pain; 2. To pacify the liver and direct rebellious qi downward; 3. To stop vomiting


4 INDICATIONS
1. Cold attacking the spleen and stomach manifested as epigastric and abdominal cold pain. Evodia fruit (Wu Zhu Yu) is used with dried ginger (Ganjinag) and costus root (Muxinag).2. Cold stagnation in the liver meridians manifested as hernia. Evodia fruit (Wuzhuyu) is used with fennel fruit (Xiao Hui Xiang) and Lindera root (Wu Yao).3. Weakness of spleen and stomach, and liver qi sising upward manifested as headache and vomiting. Evodia fruit (Wuzhuyu) is used with ginseng (Ren Shen) and Fresh ginger (Sheng Jiang) in the formula Wuzhuyu Tang.4. Deficiency and cold of the spleen and kidneys manifested as chronic Diarrhea. Evodia fruit (Wuzhuyu) is used with Schisandra fruit (Wu Wei Zi) and Nutmeg (Rou Dou Kou) in the formula sishen Wan.5. Beriberi. Evodia fruit (Wuzhuyu) is used with chaenomeles fruit (Mu Gua) for external application.6. Vomiting and acid regurgitation:a ) cold in the stomach-Evodia fruit (Wuzhuyu) is used with fresh ginger (Shengjiang) ad Pinellia tuber (Bnxia);b) fire transformed from prolonged liver qi stagnation-Evodia fruit (Wuzuyu) is used with coptis root (Huang Lian) in the formula Zuojin Wan.


5 DOSAGE
1.5-5g


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