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Barley Sprouts (Fructus Hordei Germinatus) - 麦芽 (mài yá)

Barley Sprouts (Fructus Hordei Germinatus) - 麦芽 (mài yá)

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English Name:  Barley Sprouts, Malt, Fructus Hordei Germinatus

Chinese Name: 麥芽/麦芽

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine: 

Note: This herb is available in two variants:

  1. (Sheng Mai Ya, 生麦芽) Unprepared Barley Sprouts Sheng Mai Ya relaxes and dredges the Liver to restore normal flow of Qi, eliminate Food Stagnation, restore normal appetite and in large doses, reduce milk flow. In small doses it promotes milk flow.
  2. (Chao Mai Ya, 炒麦芽) Roasted Barley Sprouts Chao Mai Ya is more gentle and less draining.
Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

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. 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.

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