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Gui Zhi 1 single serving package 2 grams


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Product Description

Gui Zhi Granules, Single 2g Packet

Brand: TCM Zone

English name: Cinnamon Twig Granules

Chinese name: Gui Zhi Granules

Unit Size: Single 2g Packet

Potency: 5:1 extract granules

Taste: Acrid, sweet - Bensky

Properties: Warm - Bensky

Contraindications: Contraindicated in cases of warm-heat pathogen disease, yin deficiency with heat signs, and heat in the blood with vomiting. During pregnancy or in case of excessive menstruation, use only in doses of 6g [raw herb] or less, preferably the dry-fried cinnamon twigs. Its use is also discouraged where there are signs of pathogenic heat. - Bensky

Chinese Symptomology: Exterior wind-cold; Wind-cold-damp painful obstruction; Edema with urinary dysfunction or dizziness and palpitations due to lack of transformation of fluids due to yang deficiency; Shortness of breath, chest pain, palpitations due to listless chest yang together with upward movement of phlegm and thin mucus and the loss of the orderly descent of Lung qi; Painful obstruction; Cold from deficiency in the Middler burner. - Bensky

Actions: Releases the muscle layer, unblocks the yang qi, warms the middle. - Bensky

Pattern: Exterior wind-cold; Wind-cold-damp painful obstruction; Yang deficiency with lack of transformation of fluids; Listless chest yang together with upward movement of phlegm and thin mucus and the loss of the orderly descent of Lung qi; Painful obstruction in the channels, vessels and collaterals; Cold from deficiency of the middle burner. - Bensky

Channels Entered: Heart, Lung Bladder

Ingredients

Gui Zhi - Cinnamon Twig

Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica

  • Releases the exterior and assists the yang: for exterior wind-cold regardless of whether it is relatively deficiency or excessive.
  • Warms and unblocks the channels and collaterals: for wind-cold-damp painful obstruction.
  • Warms the yang and transforms thin mucus: for lack of transformation of fluids due to yang deficiency with such symptoms as edema with urinary dysfunction or dizziness and palpitations, as in Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria (wu ling san) and Poria, Cinnamon Twig, White Atractylodes, and Licorice Decoction (ling gui zhu gan tang).
  • Assists the Heart yang and unblocks the yang qi of the chest: for listless chest yang together with upward movement of phlegm and thin mucus and the loss of the orderly descent of the Lung qi with shortness of breath, chest pain, or palpitations, as in Prepared Llcorice Decoction (zhi gan cao tang).
  • Warms the channels, vessels, and collaterals: removes painful obstruction and warms the blood vessels to remove stagnation and regulate the menses, as in Warm the Menses Decoction (wen jing tang) and Cinnamon Twig and Poria Pill (gui zhi fu ling wan).
  • Warms the middle and directs turbid yin downward: for cold from deficiency of the middle burner, as in Minor Construct the Middle Decoction (xiao jian zhong tang).

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