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Shan Zha

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 01:47 AM
Relieve Food Stagnation

1 TASTE
Sour, sweet and slightly warm


2 MERIDIANS
Spleen, stomach and liver


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To eliminate food retention; 2. To invigorate blood circulation and remove stagnation


4 INDICATIONS
1. Food retention (especially of fatty food) accompanied by abdominal and epigastric distension, pain and Diarrhea,. Hawthorn fruit (Shan Zha) is used with Medicated leaven (Shen Qu), Germinated barley (Mai Ya), Costus root (Mu Xiang) and Bitter orange (Zhiqiao).2. Postpartum abdominal pain and lochia due to blood (Dang Gui), Chuan Xiong rhizome (Chuanxiong) and Motherwort (Yi Mu Cao).


5 DOSAGE
0-15 g


Shan Zha

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