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Gui Zhi #1145

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Pin Ying Name: Gui Zhi

Chinese Name: 桂枝

English Name: Cinnamon Twig

Latin Name: Cinnamomum Aromaticum

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Herbs that Release the Exterior: Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior (Wind-Cold Diaphoretics)
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Acrid
Sweet
Warm
Heart
Lung
Urinary Bladder
Liver
Kidney
3-10g (External Conditions) 9-15g (Painful Obstructions)
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Releases the Exterior, assists Yang, adjusts the Ying and Wei and releases the muscle layer

  • Wind-Cold
  • Tai Yang Zhong Feng Stage (a weak person who catches cold easily)

Warms the channels and collaterals to relieve pain

  • Wind-Cold-Damp Bi

Unblocks Yang and transforms Qi and thin mucus

  • Edema due to Cold-Phlegm or Yang Qi Deficiency with urinary dysfunction, dizziness and palpitations

Assists Heart Yang and warms and facilitates the flow of Yang Qi in the chest

  • Palpitations due to Yang Obstruction in the chest due to Stagnation or Deficiency
  • Listless chest Yang with upward movement of Phlegm and thin mucus and disorderly descent of Lung Qi with shortness of breath, chest and back pain and palpitations
  • Heart and Spleen Yang Deficiency

Warms and facilitates the flow of Qi through the channels and collaterals and Blood through the vessels

  • Wind-Cold-Damp Bi
  • Blood Stasis due to Cold, causing amenorrhea or dysmenorrhea with or without abdominal masses

Warms the Middle and directs Turbid Yin downward

  • Middle Jiao Yang Deficiency
  • Heart and Spleen Yang Deficiency (patient usually craves sweets)
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with warm febrile diseases.
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency with Heat signs.
  • Contraindicated for those with heat in the Blood with vomiting.
  • Caution during pregnancy or with heavy menstruation (6g or less - Dry-fried) .