Fresh Ginger ( 生姜 ) ...Chinese Herb...
of Plant Used
Lungs, Stomach, Spleen
This herb is primarily used in formulas to offset the toxic effects of other
herbs and to prevent side effects of nausea and headaches that these may
cause; also used to treat vomiting and the common cold (TCM: warms Middle
Burner; adjusts Protective Qi; disperses exterior cold).
Usages and Functions
Releases exterior and disperses cold; warms Middle Burner and alleviates
vomiting; disperses cold and alleviates coughing; reduces poisonous effects
of other herbs; adjusts Nutritive and Protective Qi.
Formulas Used In
Agastache; Bupleurum and Dragon Bone; Bupleurum and Tang Guij Citrus and
Pinellia; Clematis and Stephania; Ginseng and Astragalus; Ginseng and Longan;
Major Six Herbs; Minor Bupleurum; Pueraria Combination; Qiang-Huo and Turmeric;
Stephania and Astragalus.
Do not use this herb where there is a Lung heat pattern or summer heat with
Leave Fresh Ginger