Pinyin: pao jiang

ENGLISH NAME: Rhizoma Zingiberis Preparatum

LATIN NAME: Zingiberis Rhizoma

Pinyin: pao jiang

Properties: acrid, hot
Channels Entered: Heart, Lung, Spleen, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Warms the Middle Jiao

2. Restores Depleted Yang

3. Warms the Lung, Dissolves Phlegm

4. Warms the Channels, Stops Bleeding

5. Dispels Cold and Dampness


D O S A G E
3 to 10 grams in herbal decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Gan Jiang is contraindicated in cases of interior heat with yin deficiency, or heat in the blood.
• Use Gan Jiang with caution during pregnancy as large quantities may have an abortifacient effect.