Names Of Gui Zhi

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Gui Zhi TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Cinnamon Twig
  • Pinyin Name: Gui Zhi
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How Is Gui Zhi Categorized?

Gui Zhi Functional Category

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 13 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Cold Category

How Is Gui Zhi Used Clinically?

Gui Zhi Usages and Indications

  • Releases muscle layer and adjusts ying and wei qi levels
  • Useful in wind-cold-damp bi syndromes to warm channels and disperse cold
  • Resolves blood stagnation particularly from cold - dysmenorrhea
  • Unblocks yang qi in the chest - shortness of breath, chest pain, palpitations
  • Resolve edema and accumulation of cold phlegm

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Avoid in wind-heat and/or empty heat conditions
    • Avoid in heat in the blood, particularly w/vomiting
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How Is Gui Zhi Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Gui Zhi

  • Dosage: 3-9g for exterior conditions
  • Dosage: 9-15g for bi syndromes

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