Plum Flower Cyperus
Pinyin Name: Xiang Fu
English Name: Cyperus, Nutgrass Rhizome
Properties: acrid, slightly bitter, slightly sweet, neutral
Channels Entered: Liver, San Jiao
Spreading the liver and regulating qi, hypochondriac pain, liver and stomach disharmony with poor appetite, epigastric and abdominal pain, stress, acid regurgitation, hernial pain due to cold, regulate menstruation, relieve pain, breast distention and breast nodules are some of the conditions satisfied clients have successfully used this herb for.
Primary Traditional Functions
Spreads the Liver and Regulates Qi
Commonly used to treat Liver qi stagnation characterized by hypochondriac pain and epigastric and abdominal fullness and pain. Secondary symptoms include emotional disturbances, poor appetite, chest congestion and frequent sighing. Excellent in relieving stomach pain caused by stress, as seen in patients with peptic or duodenal ulcers
- Hypochondriac pain
- Liver and stomach disharmony with poor appetite
- Epigastric and abdominal pain caused by cold
- Stress and emotional disturbances
- Stomach pain caused by stress
- Abdominal pain that worsens with cold
- Epigastric pain due to alternating cold and heat
- Acid regurgitation
- Hernial pain due to cold
Regulates Menstruation, Relieves Pain
Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, and breast distention
Treat menstrual disorders or pre-menstrual syndrome arising from Liver qi stagnation. Regulates qi in the blood level and can also lead blood to the qi level to help generate blood. Used in pregnant and post-partum women who are blood deficient.
- Irregular menstruation with breast distention and abdominal pain
- Breast distention or breast nodules
Typical Usage of Concentrated Extract
1 to 2 grams per day or as directed by your health practitioner.
Cautions & Contraindications
Use with caution when experiencing qi deficiency in the absence of stagnation or yin deficiency with heat in the blood.
Each bottle contains 100 grams.
Cyperus - Xiang Fu
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