Frankincense Gum ( 乳香 ) ...Chinese Herb...
of Plant Used
Heart, Liver, Spleen
Applied topically, this herb is used as an antiseptic and to reduce heat
and swelling. Internally, it reduces swelling and helps with symptoms of
pain associated with menstruation, early stages of carbuncles, sores, and
swellings, and pain on the skin and in the mouth (TCM: congealed Blood pain};
also helps with trunk pain (TCM: due to congealed Blood), and spasm and rigidity
(TCM: due to wind-damp obstruction).
Usages and Functions
Invigorates Blood and promotes circulation of Qi; relaxes sinews, activates
channels, and alleviates pain; reduces swelling and promotes healing.
Formulas Used In
Pseudoginseng and Dragon Blood; Tian Qi and Eucommia.
Do not use during pregnancy.
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