Pinyin Name: Zhi Mu
English Name: Anemarrhena
Properties: bitter, sweet, cold
Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Kidney
Cough from lung heat, cough from lung yin deficiency, cough from lung dryness, forceful rapid pulse, high fever, irritability, perspiration, thirst, Live and Kidney yin deficient fire are some of the conditions satisfied clients have successfully used this herb for.
Primary Traditional Functions
Clears deficiency fire, clears heat and sedates fire, generates fluids and quenches thirst, nourishes yin and moistens dryness, neutralizes unwanted effects of warming herbs.
Remove Heat in the Qi of the Lung and Stomach
Anemorrhena is the choice herb when body fluids are injured by excess heat manifesting as thirst and excess sweating.
- Forceful rapid pulse
- Heat in the Qi level
- High fever
- Sedate fire and moisten dryness
Nourishes Yin, Moistens Dryness
Anemorrhena is most useful when there is excess internal heat damaging body fluids.
- Cough from excess Lung heat
- Cough from Lung dryness
- Cough with yellow phlegm from Lung heat and yin deficiency
Nourishes Yin, Clears Deficiency Fire
Anemorrhena is the best herb when there is yin deficient fire since it has double direction activity to clear heat and nourish yin at the same time.
- Dual action: clears heat and nourishes yin
- Heat in the five centers
- Liver and Kidney yin deficiency
- Night sweats
- Steaming bones syndrome
- Tidal fever
Generates Fluids, Quenches Thirst
Damaged fluids from deficiency fire can cause thirst and dryness. Anemorrhena is commonly used for wasting and thirsting syndrome.
- Deficiency fire damaging fluids
- Thirst from Lung and Stomach heat
Neutralize Undesired Effects of Warm Herbs
Warming and/or hot herbs are drying in nature therefore using them over a long period of time or in large amounts may damage yin and body fluids. Zhi Mu is commonly used with such herbs to neutralize their undesired side effects without compromising their effectiveness.
- Combine with warm or hot herbs to moisten dryness
- Combine with warm or hot herbs to prevent damaging yin fluids
Typical Usage of Concentrated Extract
1-3 grams per day or as directed by your health practitioner.
Cautions & Contraindications
Because Zhi Mu is cold in nature it is contraindicated in people who have diarrhea, Spleen or Stomach deficiency or Kidney deficiency.
Each package contains 100 grams. Contains non-gmo dextrin.
Anemarrhena - Zhi Mu
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