She Xiang (Navel Gland Secretions of Musk Deer) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Navel Gland Secretions of Musk Deer
  • Pinyin Name:  She Xiang
  • Opens the orifices, revives the spirit, unblocks closed disorders (a wide variety of problems that impair consciousness) - heat entering the pericardium, convulsions, delirium, stupor fainting, closed disorders, tetanic collapse, phlegm collapse, seizures.
  • Invigorates the blood, dissipates clumps, reduces swelling, alleviates pain - toxic sores, carbuncles, fixed masses, channel obstructions due to trauma.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Open Orifices

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 0.06-0.15g in pills, powders
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Heart ◦ Spleen ◦ Liver

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Warm (Wen) ◦ Aromatic ◦ Acrid

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Do not use during pregnancy.


    Herbal Formulas Which Include She Xiang

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain She Xiang (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
    Hui Chun Wan

    Most often used for childhood convulsions (possibly with wheezing, nausea, nighttime crying, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive mucus/saliva) or other conditions that involve fever, impaired or loss of consciousness, irritability, restlessness such as seizure disorders, meningitis, measles, and gastroenteritis among others.

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