Pinyin: xie bai

ENGLISH NAME: Bakeri

LATIN NAME: Allii Macrostemonis Bulbus

Pinyin: xie bai

Properties: acrid, bitter, warm
Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Stomach, Lung

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Opens Yang Qi, Disperses Stagnation due to Cold Phlegm

2. Moves Qi and Eliminates Stagnation

DOSAGE
5 to 10 grams in decoction, powder, or pills. Xie Bai may be used either internally or topically.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Xie Bai is not recommended in cases where there is qi deficiency but no stagnation, or for patients with poor appetIte.
• Those who are hypersensitive to Xie Bai should avoid using lt.