Cablin Patchouli Herb /Wrinkled Giant Hyssop Herb
It is called huò xiāng (Chinese: 藿香) in Chinese and it is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is used interchangeably with guang huo xiang. It was traditionally used to relieve nausea, vomiting and poor appetite. It contains methyl chavicol, anethole, anisaldehyde, limonene, pinene and linalool.
Cablin Patchouli Herb/Huo Xiang (16 oz/bag)
It is called huò xiāng in Chinese and it is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is used interchangeably with Guang Huo Xiang. It was traditionally used to relieve nausea, vomiting, and poor appetite. It contains methyl chavicol, anethole, anisaldehyde, limonene, pinene, and linalool.
The acrid and slightly warm herb has been used in TCM to treat weak digestion, lack of appetite, diarrhea/vomiting, dysentery, coughing, bad breath, vomiting, and diarrhea, etc., as it transforms dampness, disperses Summer-Heat, stops vomiting, etc., by enhancing the functions of spleen, stomach and lungs channels. http://www.herbalmedicineuk.com/chinese-herbs-western-view-huo-xiang-herba-agastaches-seu-pogostemi-health-benefits-side-effects/
From the manufacturer:
The taste is pungent; it is lukewarm in nature. It enters the Heart, Lung, Gallbladder, and Stomach meridians. This product is the dry aerial part of patchouli, a plant of the Lamiaceae. It reduces dampness, relieves vomiting, and relieves heat from the stomach. The main use is damp resistance, mid-Jiao problems, abdominal lumps, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, external heat and dampness, cold and heat, headache, fever, and sleepiness at the beginning of the wet season, [dampness] in chest nausea, nasal cavity, hand, foot, and ringworm.
Dosage: Oral administration: decoction, 5~10g; or into pills.
External use: appropriate amount, decocted and rinsed, or soaked the affected part; or grind and apply.
Cautions: Avoid use with Yin deficiency and fire, stomach weakness, vomiting and stomach heat nausea, moderate scorching fire, febrile fever, and bloating.
- Cablin Patchouli and Lentil Drink
30 grams of fresh Cablin Patchouli, 30 grams of fresh lotus leaves, 30 grams of fresh lentil juice.
Soak the ingredients in boiling water and drink frequently instead of tea.
Efficacy: clearing heat, refreshing mind. Indications of heatstroke or nausea and vomiting caused by heat.
- Cablin Patchouli Porridge
10 grams of Cablin Patchouli powder and 50 grams of japonica rice.
Put the japonica rice into the pot, add water to cook the porridge, when the rice flower is about to bloom, add the ageratum powder, and simmer until the porridge is cooked. Then, take 1 dose each morning and evening.
Efficacy: relieves heat and dampness, improves appetite, and relieves vomiting. Indications for summer heat and dampness, fever, chest tightness, loss of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhea, lack of energy, and other symptoms.