Pinyin: dang gui/dang gui (jiu)

ENGLISH NAME: sweet, acrid, warm

LATIN NAME: Heart, Liver, Spleen

Pinyin: dang gui/dang gui (jiu)

Properties: sweet, bland, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Stomach, Small Intestine

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Tonifies Blood

2. Invigorates Blood Circulation and Relieves Pain

3. Moistens Intestines and Unblocks the Bowels
4. Stops Cough and Treats Dyspnea

DOSAGE
5 to 15 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS

• Use Dang Gui with caution for patients with abdominal distention, Spleen deficiency, or those with loose stools or diarrhea.
• Dang Gui is contraindicated in excess conditions, or for patients with yin-deficient heat signs.