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Lindera Root - Wu Yao


Lindera Root - Wu Yao photo: E. Reninger

In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Wu Yao belongs to category of herbs that rectify the qi.

Taste: acrid
Temperature: warm
Channels Entered: Bladder, Kidney, Lung, Spleen

(1) Promotes the movement of qi, alleviates pain.
(2) Disperses coldness, warms the Liver & Kidneys.

Also Known As:

Common Name: Spicebush Root
Pharmaceutical: Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae
Botanical: Lindera

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