Bai Dou Kou (Round Cardamon Fruit, White Cardamon) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Round Cardamon Fruit, White Cardamon
  • Pinyin Name:  Bai Dou Kou
  • Transforms dampness - low appetite, greasy tongue coat, stifling sensation in the chest.
  • Warms the middle warmer (stomach/spleen) and descends rebellious qi - vomiting due to cold from spleen/stomach qi deficiency or stomach cold.
  • Transforms stagnation - fullness in the chest.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-6g (add at end of formula)
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Lung ◦ Spleen ◦ Stomach

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Warm (Wen) ◦ Aromatic ◦ Acrid



    Herbal Formulas Which Include Bai Dou Kou

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Bai Dou Kou (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

    TCM FormulaClinical Functions
    Chen Xiang Hua Qi Wan

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    Hui Chun Wan

    Most often used for childhood convulsions (possibly with wheezing, nausea, nighttime crying, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive mucus/saliva) or other conditions that involve fever, impaired or loss of consciousness, irritability, restlessness such as seizure disorders, meningitis, measles, and gastroenteritis among others.

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