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Introduction To Fresh Ginger (sheng jiang)


 

 

  

Fresh Ginger (sheng jiang)

Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens

Properties: Ginger is pungent in flavour, slightly warm in nature and acts on the lung, spleen and stomach channels. Pungent and warm for dispersion and slightly warm for mild effect, with its work power of dispelling exopathogens, the herb is indicated for slight syndrome of wind-cold type of common cold or used as an auxiliary. With its strong power of arresting vomiting, know as a holy drug for vomiting, it is used in proper compatibility with other herbs to treat many kinds of vomiting.

Effects: Inducing sweats to dispel exopathogens, warming the middle Jiao to arrest vomiting, and warming the kung to relieve cough.

Indication: 

1. To treat light syndrome of wind-cold type of common cold, ginger can be used with sugar to make a decoction for oral taking when the decoction remains hot, or it is used as an auxiliary to strengthen the dispersing power of other diaphoretics pungent in flavor and warm in nature.

2.  To treat vomiting due to cold syndrome of the stomach, it is used in combination with pinellia tuber for strengthening the effect of arresting vomiting. In proper compatibility, it can also be used to treat vomiting due to heat syndrome of the stomach, pregnancy and deficiency syndrome of the stomach.

3.   To treat wind-cold affected by exopathogens, cough with abundant expectoration, it is used in combination with tangerine peel, pinellia tuber, purple perilla and other herbs, such as Xing Su Erchen Decoction for dispersing wind-cold, clearing phlegm, arresting cough.

In addition, ginger can detoxicate pinellia tuber, ariseama tuber, Sichuan aconite root, fish and crab.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g. Sliced for decoction, or pounded for juice to make infusion with hot boiled water.

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For the convenience of customers, we offer the Fresh Ginger (sheng jiang) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.

 

Directions:

 

Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 3 grams.

 

The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.

 

Air ship 50 sachets of Fresh Ginger (sheng jiang) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $50.00.

 

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