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Cinnamon Twig (Ramulus Cinnamomi) - 桂枝 (guì zhī)

Cinnamon Twig (Ramulus Cinnamomi) - 桂枝 (guì zhī)

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English Name: Cinnamon Twig (Ramulus Cinnamomi), Cassia Twig, Gui Zhi

Chinese Name: 桂枝尖片

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine:

Actions Indications/Syndromes

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


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)

Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body.

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