Pinyin: bai zhi

English Name: Angelica

Latin Name: Angelicae Dahuricae Radix

Pinyin: bai zhi

Properties: acrid, warm
Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Spleen

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Releases the Exterior, Dispels Wind and Opens Orifices

2. Dispels Cold and Relieves Pain

3. Dispels Dampness and Treats Leukorrhea and Diarrhea

DOSAGE

3 to 10 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Acrid and warm, Bai Zhi may damage yin and should be used with caution for patients who have yin-deficient fire, Liver yang rising, or Liver or Kidney yin deficiency. • This herb is contraindicated for patients with febrile

disorders.
• Overdose of Bai Zhi may cause nausea, vomiting, numbness of the limbs, epilepsy and convulsions.