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Xiang Ru 香薷 Herba Elsholtziae seu Moslae

English Name: Elsholtzia
Property: pungent, slightly warm, aromatic
Channel: LU, ST
Part used: aerial part
Dosage: 3-10g

Category:

Actions/Indications:
1. Releases the exterior, induces sweating: wind-cold with dampness in summer
2. Transforms damp, harmonizes the middle jiao: gastrointestinal disorder in summer –
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
3. Promotes urination, reduces edema: edema, dysuria

Contraindications: Sweating from exterior deficiency, qi and yin deficiency, avoid long
term use. May cause vomiting if taken warm decoction.

Brand

BodyCrafters

Herbology (TCM) Chinese Medicine

Actions/Indications

1. Releases the exterior, induces sweating: wind-cold with dampness in summer
2. Transforms damp, harmonizes the middle jiao: gastrointestinal disorder in summer –
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
3. Promotes urination, reduces edema: edema, dysuria

Cautions

Contraindications: sweating from exterior deficiency, qi and yin deficiency, avoid long
term use. May cause vomiting if taken warm decoction.