|Xuan Fu Hua - Transform Phlegm Cold
LU, ST, SP (3-10g)
|Xuan Fu Hua - Swan's Foo Flower
Swan's Foo Flower was a ninja who wore cheesecloth
to lead a rebellion in the swamp. She was master
of the Swann kick, which would redirect ST qi
and make the opponent vomit on the spot.
After many sleepless nights she caught a (cc: yin
deficiency with cough) and died.
English Name: inula flowers
Pharmacuetical Name: Flos Inulae
Properties: bitter, acrid, salty, slightly warm
Explanation of Key Words in this story...
|decoct in cheesecloth
|rebellion in the swamp
|descends LU qi; dissolves phlegm
|redirect ST qi.... vomit
|redirects ST qi; stops vomit
Xuan Fu Hua
Actions and Indications
- Descends LU Qi; Dissolves Phlegm (phlegm accumulates
and qi rebels upward, copious sputum, wheezing; either cold or heat
when combined with other herbs)
- Redirects ST Qi; Stops Vomit (vomiting due to cold
from SP and ST def., MJ damp disorders with vomit, hiccups, can also
be used for vomit due to ST heat, nausea and vomiting caused by phlegm
accumulation and stomach deficiency)
- (cc: yin deficiency with cough)
- According to one Dr Ding Guan-Di for right sided hypochondriac pain
you should combine Xuan Fu Hua and Xiang
Fu. For left sided hypochondriac pain Chuan
Lian Zi and Yan Hu Suo are better.
- Dai Zhe Shi is often paired with Xuan
Fu Hua to treat rebellious qi.
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