Common Names: Prepared Aconite, Processed Sichuan Aconite Main Root
Scientific Name: Radix Aconiti Preparata
Chinese Names: (zhì chuān wū) 制川乌
Zhi Chuan Wu Properties
Hot Very Toxic
Liver Spleen (Heart)
Common Uses ofZhi Chuan Wuin Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Expels Wind-Dampness, disperses Cold, warms and activates the channels and stops pain
Reduces swellings, induces ulceration and dispels putrefication
Treats unconsciousness caused by Phlegm Stagnation
Contraindicated during pregnancy.
Contraindicated for those withYinDeficiency.
Contraindicated for those withYangExcess.
Contraindicated for those with pain caused by Heat.
Do not take this herb unprepared
Incompatible with Bul. Fritillariae Chuan Bei Mu and Zhe Bei Mu.
Incompatible with Fr. Trichosanthis Gua Lou.
Incompatible with Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia.
Incompatible with Rz. Bletillae Bai Ji.
Incompatible with Rx. Ampelopsis Bai Lian.
Those who have a history of cardiovascular disorders or are taking antiarrhythmic medicines such as quinidine, procainamide (Pronestyl), disopyramide (Norpace), flecainide (Tambocor), propefanone (Rythmol) and amiodarone (Cordarone) should take this herb with extreme caution.
Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb
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