Sheng Jiang - Fresh Ginger - TCM Herb Pictures
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Also Known As:
African Ginger, Black Ginger, Cochin Ginger, Gingembre,
Ginger Root, Imber, Jamaica Ginger, Race Ginger, Zingiber officinalis,
Zingiberis rhizoma. Zingiber officinale.
Sheng Jiang Properties: PUNGENT - WARM Dosage: 3 – 9g.
Fresh Ginger Rhizome
-release exterior, disperse cold in middle jiao – vomiting
-disperse cold phlegm in lung – chronic and acute cough
-reduce toxicity of other herbs or treating overdoses
-adjusts ying and wei Qi for sweating without improvement
Other Used For:
Orally, Sheng Jiang is used for motion sickness,
morning sickness, colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, chemotherapy-induced
nausea, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, loss of appetite,
post-surgical nausea and vomiting, migraine headache, and for discontinuing
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) drug therapy. It is
also used orally for anorexia, upper respiratory tract infections,
cough, bronchitis, and as a galactagogue.
Other Types Of Ginger:
Chinese Wild Ginger
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