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Channels:
HT, SP, LIV

Properties:
Spicy, Warm, Aromatic

A&I:
Intensely opens the orifices, revives spirit, & unblocks closed disorders: wide variety of problems that impair consciousness (heat entering the Pericardium from warm febrile disease, closed disorders, tetanic collapse, phlegm collapse, & seizures)

- Invigorates the blood, dissipates clumps, reduces swelling, & alleviates pain: internal or topical use for toxic sores, carbuncles, & immobile palpable masses. Also used to clear channel obstructions from traumatic injury.
Recently used to treat coronary artery disease

- Hastens delivery & facilitates the downward passage of stillborns:

C&C:
- pregnancy
- Yin xu with heat signs
- caution: hypertension

Dosage: up to 0.15g in pills or powders
She Xiang
Deer Musk
Secretio Moschi Moschifeni
Channels:
HT, SP

Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Warm, Aromatic

A&I:
* Opens the orifices & expels turbidity
- elleviates pain.
* Heart Pain: coronary artery diseases

C&C:
- high fever & coma
- spontaneous sweating & collapse (tuo zheng)

Dosage: up to 1g
- pill & powder only
- pregnancy
Su He Xiang
"Revive and Join Fragrance"
Rose Maloes Resin
Styrax Liquidis
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP

Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Neutral

A&I:
* Opens the orifices & promotes the movement of qi: delirium, coma with stifling sensation & focal distention in chest & abdomen

* Invigorates the blood & promotes the movement of qi: pain in the chest & abdomen

C&C: Empty fire

Dosage: up to 1.5g
- pills & powders
An Xi Xiang
"Peaceful Rest Fragrance"
Benzoin
Benzoinum
Channels:
HT, LU, SP

Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cool

A&I:
* Aromatically opens the orifices & revives the spirit: various types of fainting & convulsions (best for hot types)

* Clears Heat & alleviates pain: swelling of the throat, sores, scabies, & eye diseases.

* Commonly used topically to regenerate flesh: especially mouth ulcers.

C&C:
- Qi or Blood xu
- Pregnancy
- Do not expose to heat.

Dosage: up to 0.9g
- pills or powders
Bing Pian
"Ice Slice"
Borneol
Borneolum
Channels:
HT, ST

Properties:
Spicy, Slightly Warm, Aromatic

A&I:
* Opens the orifices & quiets the spirit: Phlegm veiling & blocking the sensory orifices (dizziness, seizures, stupor, deafness, et cetera)

* Harmonizes the middle jiao & transforms turbid dampness:

- Internal & topical use for wind-cold damp bi

C&C:
- Yin xu with heat signs
- Antagonizes: ma huang

Dosage: up to 9g
- decoctions, pills, & powders
Shi Chang Pu
Sweetflag Rhizome
Rhizoma Acori Graminei