YUAN ZI
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Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae

Nomenclature

YUAN ZI
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Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae
Other Names

Polygalae Tenuifoliae


Properties:

Acrid Bitter
Lung / LU Heart / HT


Dosage and Toxicity

3 – 9 gm


Functions

Pacifies the Heart and Calms disturbed shen with insomnia from Heart / HT and Kidney / KD deficiencies, strengthens and disperses stagnant Heart / HT Qi
Expels phlegm obstructing the Heart / HT and orifices (seizures)
Expels phlegm stagnation in the Lung / LU (cough with white sputum)
Reduces abscesses and dissipates swellings (boils, abscesses, etc. from phlegm)


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