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Mu Gua

Posted by: admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 09:11 PM
Dispel Wind-Dampness

1 TASTE
Sour and warm


2 MERIDIANS
Liver and spleen


3 FUNCTIONS
1.To promote blood circulation in the channels and collaterals; 2. To relax muscles and tendons; 3. To transform dampness and harmonize the stomach


4 INDICATIONS
1. Convulsions and spasms. Chaenomeles fruit (Mu Gua) is used with Frankincense (Ru Xiang) and Myrrh (Mo Yao) in the formula Mugua Jian.2. Painful and swollen legs with irritability. Chaenomeles fruit (Mugua) is used with Evodia fruit (Wu Zhu Yu) and Areca seed (Bing Lang) in the formula Jiming San.3.Wind-damp obstruction syndrome manifested as rheumatic pain, numbness of limbs and joint pain. Chaenomeles fruit (Mugua) is used with Tetrandra root (Fang Ji), Clematis root (Wei Ling Xian) and Chinese angelica root (Dang Gui).


5 DOSAGE
6-12g


Mu Gua

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