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Sha Ren #1127M

Pin Ying Name: Sha Ren

Chinese Name: 砂仁

English Name: Chinese Amomum

Latin Name: Amomi, Fructus

Herbs that Transform Dampness (Dampness Dissolving Aromatics)
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Acrid
Warm
Aromatic
Spleen
Stomach
1.5-7g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Promotes the movement of Qi, aromatically transforms Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and stops vomiting

  • Spleen/Stomach Qi Stagnation or Dampness Distressing the Spleen/ Stomach with distention and pain, in the epigastrium and abdomen, anorexia, vomiting and diarrhea

Warms the Middle and stops diarrhea

  • Diarrhea from Spleen Cold

Calms the fetus and prevents miscarriage

  • Restless fetus or morning sickness

Prevents Stagnation from tonic herbs

  • Middle Jiao Stagnation due to herbal tonification
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency with Heat signs.
  • Contraindicated for those with Blood Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with Blazing Fire.
  • Contraindicated for those with abdominal pain due to Fire.
  • Contraindicated for those with diarrhea due to Summerheat.
  • Contraindicated for those with coughing and rebellious Qi due to Lung Heat.
  • Use caution during pregnancy.