Names Of Rou Gui


Rou Gui TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Dried Cinammon Bark
  • Pinyin Name: Rou Gui
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How Is Rou Gui Categorized?

Rou Gui Functional Category

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 8 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Warm the Interior and Expel Cold Category

How Is Rou Gui Used Clinically?

Rou Gui Usages and Indications

  • Warms the kidneys and fortifies yang - aversion to cold, cold limbs, weak back, impotence, frequent urination; also for waning of spleen and kidney yang with abdominal pain and cold, reduced appetite, diarrhea; wheezing due to failure of the kidneys to grasp the Qi.
  • Leads floating yang back to its source - upward floating of deficient yang; flushed face, wheezing, severe sweating (like oil), weak and cold lower extremities, deficient and rootless pulse (false heat-true cold, or heat above-cold below).
  • Disperses deep cold, warms the channels, alleviates pain due to cold causing qi or blood stasis; amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.
  • Encourages generation of Qi and blood.

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How Is Rou Gui Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Rou Gui

  • Dosage: 1.5-4.5g

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