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Tonify the Qi
Dry-fried to enhance its warming and tonifying properties for the Spleen and Stomach. Honey-prepared to induce the herb to travel deeper internally, and to specifically tonify and raise the clear qi of the middle burner; somewhat moistening, thus more appropriate when the pattern involves blood deficiency or dryness of the Spleen.
Tonifies Spleen Qi
Raises the Yang Qi
Tonifies Wei Qi
Tonifies Qi and Blood
Treats Qi Collapse
Helps Recover from Chemotherapy and Radiation
Promotes Urination and Reduces Edema
Expels Pus and Heals the Skin
Treats Wasting and Thirsting Syndrome
Contraindicated in cases of exterior excess (Liver fire, qi stagnation, damp obstruction,food stagnation), exterioir pathogen, yin deficiency heat, lower jiao cold, and hot skin lesions. Use with caution for pregnant women in the third trimester (may reduce amniotic fluid).
9-30g; in exceptional cases, 30-60g. Use raw or honey-fried.