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1 for excess for wind cold, promotes sweating, upper body edema, wheezing, cough, strong diaphoretic, cautions: no excessive sweating or bleeding, no xu asthma, insomnia, palpitations, high blood pressure, xu constitution, can cause tremors
ma huang
wind cold
#1 for shi or xu wind cold, primary hery to tx xu patients w/ surface condition, promotes yang qi circulation, harmonize ying and wei, opens ht yang in chest and moves blood, strong diaphoretic
gui zhi
wind cold
WC w/ digestive problems – better for this than Shen Jiang UNLESS you need to reduce toxicity of other herbs, seafood poisoning, calms fetus, medium diaphoretic
zi su ye
wind cold
WC or WH w/ skin problems – only EXTERNAL Wind, medium diaphoretic
jing jie
wind cold
– interior or exterior wind w/ skin problems, major surface relieving herbs because effective yet mild, mild diaphoretic
fang feng
wind cold
guide to Taiyang and Du, very pungent, strongest and drying, one of strongest for exterior wc w/ pain, tx wc damp, bi syndrome
qiang huo
wind cold
very strong and drying, WC w/ vertex and facial h/a, guide to Taiyang
gao ben
wind cold
very strong and drying, WC w/ facial and sinus h/a, guide to Yangming
bai zhi
wind cold
WC w/ internal cold – Yang Xu & then they catch cold, shaoyin stage, never over 3g, strong diaphoretic – one of the most pungent
xi xin
wind cold
WC w/ watery mucous and digestive problems, reduces toxicity of other herbs, improves digestion, warms lu and middle jiao/st
sheng jiang(fresh ginger)
wind cold
Mild; txs early stage WC
cong bai
wind cold
WC in the summer; Ma Huang of summer
xiang ru
wind cold
hot or cold sinus problems, mild
xin yi hua
wind cold
wind cold s/s?
XU – sweats w/ no improvement (Ying & Wei disharmony); SHI – sweat imporves condition