Fu Zi [1]

Posted by : admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 12:07 AM
Chinese Medicine Herbs / Warm the Interior And Expel Cold [2]

Pungent, hot and toxic

Heart, kidney and spleen

1. to warm and strengthen kidney yang; 2. To expel cold and stop pain

1. Collapsing of yang syndrome manifested as cold extremities, spontaneous cold sweating and fading pulse. Prepared aconite root (Fu Zi [3]) is used with dried ginger (Gan Jiang [4]) and Licorice root (Gan Cao [5]) int eh formula sini Tang.2. Collapsing of yang qi syndrome manifested as profuse sweating, shortness of breath and asthma. Preared aconite root (Fuzi) is used with ginseng (Ren Shen [6]) in the formula shen Fu Tang.3. Deficiency of kidney yang and declined kidney fire manifested as chills, cold limbs, soreness and weakness of lumbar region, impotence and frequent urination. Prepared aconite root (Fuzi) is used with cinnamon bark (Rou Gui [7]), Dogwood fruit (Shan Zhu Yu [8]) nd Prepared rehmannia root (Shuihuang) in the formula Gui Fu Bawei Wan.4. Weakness of spleen yang manifested as cold in the epigastric and abdominal regions and Diarrhea [9]. Prepared aconite root (Fuzi)  is used with ginseng (Renshen), White atractylodes (Bai Zhu [10]) and Dried ginger (Ganjiang) in the formula fuzi Lizhong Wan.5. deficient yang in the spleen and kidneys manifested as dysuria and general edema. Prepared aconite root (Fuzi) is used with white atractylodes (Baizhu) and Poria (Fu Ling [11]) in the formula zhenwu Tang6. Heart yang deficiency manifested as palpitations, shortness of breath and stifling sensation and pain in the chest. Prepared aconite root (Fuzi) is used with Ginseng (Renshen) and cinnamon twigs (Gui Zhi [12]).7. Weakness of defensive yang manifested as spontaneous sweating. Prepared aconite root (Fuzi) is used with astragalus root (Huang Qi [13]) and cinnamon twigs (Guizhi).8. Invasion by wind and cold in a person with deficient yang Prepared aconite root (fuzi) is used with Ephedra (Ma Huang [14]) and asarum herb (Xi Xin [15]) in the formula Mahuang Fuzi Xixing Tang.9. cold-damp obstrula syndrome manifested as general joint pin and chills. Prepared aconite root(Fuzi) is used with Cinnamon twigs (Guizhi) and White atractylodes (Baizhu) in the formula Gancao fui Tang.


This herb is contraindicated during pregnancy.

Fu Zi

Image of herb: Fu Zi [16]


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