Names Of Mu Xiang


Mu Xiang TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Costus Root
  • Pinyin Name: Mu Xiang
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How Is Mu Xiang Categorized?

Mu Xiang Functional Category

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Our Database Has 18 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Regulate The Qi Category

How Is Mu Xiang Used Clinically?

Mu Xiang Usages and Indications

  • Promotes the movement of Qi, alleviates pain - stagnant qi of the stomach and/or spleen causing lack of appetite, abdominal pain, distention, nausea; liver or gallbladder qi stagnation causing flank pain, distention.
  • Regulates stagnated Qi in the intestines - diarrhea, abdominal pain (common herb to treat tenesmus).
  • Strengthens the spleen and prevents stagnation, used with tonifying herbs to reduce side effects.

How Is Mu Xiang Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Mu Xiang

  • Dosage: 1.5-9g (add during the last 5 minutes)

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