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Rhizome or root of notopterygium/ Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii


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Rhizome or root of notopterygium/ Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii/ Qiang huo

[Abstruct] Qianghuo is the dried rhizome and root of Notopterygium incisum Ting es H.T. Chang or Notopterygium forbesii Boiss., pertaining to Apiaceae. It is collected in spring and fall. After the fibrous root, earth and sand are removed, it is sun dried, and then cut into slices. The raw form is used.

[Medicinal Properties] Pungent, bitter and warm; relate to bladder and kidney meridians.

[Medicinal Efficacies] Dispel cold, release superficies; dispel wind-damp and stop pain.
[Modern Medical Functions]

1. Improving volume of nutritional blood circulation

2. Antibiotic
[Actions and Indications]

For treatment of: cold and flu, rheumatoid arthritis, headache, body ache, muscle spasm tetanus.

[Clinical Applications]
1. External contraction of wind-cold
It treats external contraction of wind-cold with dampness, which manifests as a version to cold, fever, no sweat on the skin surface, headache, spasm of nape, severe aching pain of body, in combination with Fangfeng, Xixin, and Chuanxiong; for example in Jiuwei Qinghuo Decoction. Also it treats external contraction of wind-damp, manifesting as headache and painful stiff nape, aching and heavy sensation in the back and lumbar, or pain of the whole body, in combination with Duhuo, Haoben and Fangfeng; for example in Qianghuo Shengshi Decoction.

2. Althralgia due to wind-cold-damp, and pain in shoulders and back It is good at treating althralgia due to wind-cold-damp of upper body, manifesting as joint pain in shoulders and back, in combination with Fangfeng, Jianghuang and Danggui; for example in Juanbi Decoction.

[Usage and Dosage] Raw herb 3-9g.

[Toxicity and Cautions]
Be cautious with yin-blood deficiency. Over dosage can lead to vomiting. As a result, avoid with weakness of spleen and stomach.

For the convenience of customers, we offer Rhizome or root of notopterygium (Qianghuo) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.
Every sachet (1.7g) is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.

The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, one time per day. Recommend 60 sachets for one treatment period (30 days). Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some herb tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.
If you do not know the herb property and function well, please consult our doctors online freely before ordering or fill the patient form: then we can give you proper advice in 24 hours.

Rhizome or root of notopterygium (Notopterygium incisum Ting ex HT Chang, Rhizoma Et Radix Notopterygii, Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii, Incised Notopterygium Rhizome or root, Qiang huo)


This product was added to our catalog on Monday 21 May, 2012.

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