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Incised Notopterygium/ Qiang Huo 16oz
Qiang Huo is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb to release the exterior [move qi toward the skin surface to increase sweating or bring out rash], disperse cold, rid wind-damp and ease pain. Qiang Huo benefits winter discomforts, supports joints and may ease upper extremity pain and body aches. Qiang Huo contains analgesic, and anti-inflammatory effects. (1stchineseherbs.com)
It is used to disperse cold, unblock painful obstructions caused by wind/damp/cold pain, and serves as a guiding herb to the governing vessel and greater yang . (acupuncturetoday.com) [It reduces stiffness, chills, and pain aggravated by cold damp weather and cold, raw diet choices.]
Dosage Oral administration: decoction, 3~10g; or into pills or powder. Caution: Avoid use with blood deficiency arthralgia.