Names Of Hong Qu


Hong Qu TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Red Yeast Rice
  • Pinyin Name: Hong Qu
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How Is Hong Qu Categorized?

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Our Database Has 32 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Invigorate Blood Category

How Is Hong Qu Used Clinically?

Hong Qu Usages and Indications

  • Tonifies the spleen and stomach for a range of digestive issues, indigestion with undigested food in the stool, clinically shown to be beneficial in lowering cholesterol levels, limiting the development of diabetes. 

  • In TCM terms it also invigorates the blood and eliminiates stasis - this generally aids a range of cardiovascular issues.

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Generally avoid other statin medicines.
  • Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
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How Is Hong Qu Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Hong Qu

  • Dosage: 6-12g

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