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Introduction To Common Fennel Fruit (xiao hui xiang)  









Common Fennel Fruit (xiao hui xiang)

Fructus  Foenicuii


Properties: The herb is pungent in flavour, and warm in nature. It acts on the liver, kidney, spleen and stomach channels. Being pungent and warm for dispersing cold, the herb is good at regulating Qi flow in the liver and stomach to disperse cold and alleviate pain. Mainly acting on the middle-jiao and the lower-jiao, it is often used o treat abdominal colic due to invasion of cold, abdominal pain, cold, distention and pain in the stomach.

Effects: Dispersing cold, alleviating pain, regulating the flow of Qi and normalizing functions of the stomach.


1. The herb is often used in combination with lindera root, Chinese cassia back, eagle wood other herbs for dispersing cold, promoting Qi circulation and alleviating pain, such as Liver-Warming Decoction, to treat accumulation of cold in the liver channel, abdominal colic due to invasion of cold and abdominal pain; and with cinnamon twig, Chinese angelica root, chuanxiong and other herbs for warming the channels, dispersing cold, regulating menstruation and alleviating pain, to treat stagnation of blood during menstruation due to cold, dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea.

2. To treat cold of insufficiency type in the spleen and stomach, failure of descending of the stomach-qi, anorexia, vomiting, cold and pain in the stomach and abdomen, the herb can be used in combination with nutgrass flatsedge rhizome, dried ginger, aucklandia root other herbs for warming the middle-jiao, dispersing cold, promoting Qi circulation and alleviating pain.

Dosage and Administration: 3-6g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Common Fennel Fruit (xiao hui xiang) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 6 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 Common Fennel Fruit (xiao hui xiang) 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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