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Introduction To Elscholtzia Mosla (xiang ru)









Elscholtzia, Mosla (xiang ru)

Herba Elscholtziae seu Moslae


Properties: The drug is pungent in flavour, slightly warm in nature and acts on the lung and stomach channels. Pungent and warm for dispersion and aromatic for removing dampness, the herb can disperse pathogenic wind-cold from the lung channel and induce diuresis. With its effect similar to and power weaker than ephedra, the herb is indicated for common cold in summer, hence the name "summer ephedra". It can also remove dampness and regulate the stomach and spleen. Therefore, it is particularly suitable for patients with both exterior syndromes and summer dampness in the interior.

Effects: Inducing sweats to dispel exopathogens, removing dampness to regulate the stomach, and inducing diuresis to remove edema.


1. To treat cold affected by exopathogens and summer dampness in the interior caused by ralaxation in a cool place and cold drink in summer with symptoms of aversion to cold, fever, headache anhidrosis, vomiting, diarrhea and greasy fur, that is, the syndrome of blockade of summer dampness by severe pathogenic cold, the herb is used in combination with magnolia bark and hyacinth bean, such as Xiangru Decoction for dispelling exopathogens from the exterior and removing dampness from the interior.

2. To treat edema due to deficiency of the spleen, or edema due to beriberi and difficulty in urination, the herb is often used in combination with herbs for strengthening the spleen and inducing diuresis to eliminate edema.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g. Concentrated decoction for inducing diuresis to eliminate edema.

Modern Researches: The volatile oil contained in the herb has the effects of inducing sweats, clearing heat, stimulating the secretion of the digestive gland and gastro-intestinal peristalsis, resolving phlegm, arresting cough and inducing diuresis.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Elscholtzia, Mosla (xiang ru) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 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 Elscholtzia, Mosla (xiang ru) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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