Bai Zhi (Angelica Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Angelica Root
  • Pinyin Name:  Bai Zhi

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  • Expels wind-cold, dampness
  • Opens nasal passages, sinus congestion (particularly with green discharge), alleviates pain (especially in the head region)
  • Resolve wind-cold symptoms especially with headaches (yangming - ST), supraorbital pain, congestion
  • Useful for swollen gums and toothache
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-9g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Lung ◦ Stomach

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Warm (Wen) ◦ Acrid

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid in Yin/Blood deficiency
    • Avoid in Heat in the Blood


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Bai Zhi

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Bai Zhi (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
    Bao Ji Wan

    Empirical formula for food poisioning.  Also useful for overeating, excessive drinking - over indulgence in general.  Symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, belching, reflux, nausea, vomiting, aversion to food, possibly diarrhea.

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    Bi Yan Wan

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    Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao Wan

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    Fu Fang Qing Dai Wan

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    Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan

    Fever w/chills, chest oppression, abdominal pain, nausea, possibly vomiting and/or diarrhea, loss of taste, headache.

    The Pulse will be soggy and moderate and the Tongue will have a white greasy coating.

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    Pian Tou Tong Wan

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    Te Xiao Bi Min Gan Wan

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    Te Xiao Jing Zhui Tong Wan

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    Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan

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    Related Conditions:

     ◦ Sinus Infection

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