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Lai Fu Zi (Chao) 40 packets 2 grams

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Lai Fu Zi (Chao) Granules, Box of 40 Packets (2g each)

Brand: TCM Zone

English name: Raphanus (cooked) Granules

Chinese name: Lai Fu Zi (Chao) Granules

Unit Size: Box of 40 Packets (2g each)

Potency: 5:1 extract granules

Taste: Acrid, sweet - Bensky

Properties: Neutral - Bensky

Contraindications: Inappropriate in the absence of food stagnation, phlegm, or other form of accumulation. Because it consumes the qi, it should not be taken long term. Unless specifically used to induce vomiting, it should be dry-fried. - Bensky

Chinese Symptomology: Fullness and distention, belching with a rotten smell, acid regurgitation, abdominal pain with diarrhea all due to food stagnation; Chronic productive cough or wheezing - Bensky

Actions: Transforms phlegm, reduces food stagnation, promotes the flow of qi in the Lungs, Spleen, and Large Intestine. - Bensky

Pattern: Food Stagnation - Bensky

Channels Entered: Lung, Spleen, Stomach - Bensky


Lai Fu Zi (Chao) - Raphanus (cooked)

Excerpted from Benksy: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Reduces food stagnation and eliminates distention: for food stagnation accumulating in the middle burner with fullness and distention, belching with a rotten smell, acid regurgitation, or abdominal pain with diarrhea.
  • Causes qi to descend and reduces phlegm: for chronic productive cough or wheezing. Most effective in cases due to excess.
  • Recently used for hypertension, as in Three-Seed Decoction to Nourish One's Parents (san zi yang qin tang).

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