Flower of Official Magnolia/ Chuan Pu Hua16oz
Medicinal Uses: Weight loss, headaches, runny nose, congestion, colds and flu, sinus pain, hay fever, facial dark spots, stroke, asthma, digestive issues, constipation, inflammation, anxiety, restlessness, stress, depression, insomnia, memory, Alzheimer's, fevers, toothaches, bleeding gums, lowers blood pressure. (whiterabbitinstituteofhealing.com)
The taste is pungent, slightly bitter, and warming in nature and effect
It is the flower bud of Magnolia Officinalis. In the broad movement of Qi, opens up depression [constriction of qi circulation] and reduces dampness. It is mainly used for liver and stomach qi stagnation, chest swelling, and nausea, loss of appetite, loss of smell, cold and cough, etc. It enters the Meridians of Spleen, Stomach, and Lung Channels
Dosage Oral administration: Decoction, 3～5g.
Avoid use for those with yin deficiency [fever, sweats, heat rising] and dryness.