Bai Fu Zi (Typhonium Rhizome) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Bai Fu Zi
English Name: Typhonium Rhizome

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Dries dampness, transforms phlegm, expels wind-cold, stops spasms - wind-phlegm affecting the head including wind stroke, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, migraines.
  • Relieves toxicity, dissipates nodules - snake bite, scrofula.

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Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 1.5-6g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Toxic - Avoid during Pregnancy.

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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