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Xian Mao

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 06:26 PM
Tonify Deficiencies

1 TASTE
Pungent, hot and toxic


2 MERIDIANS
Kidney


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To warm the kidney and strengthen yang; 2. To dispel cold and dampness


4 INDICATIONS
1. Weakness of kidney yang manifested as impotence, frigidity and cold pain in the lower back and knees due to obstruction by invasion of wind-cold dampness. Curculigo rhizome (Xian Mao)is used with Epimedium(Yin Yang Huo)


5 DOSAGE
10-15g(It can be used as decoction, pill or ointme


6 COUTIONS
This herb is contraindicated in cases with deficient yin and excessive fire.


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