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Introduction To Macrostem Onion (xie bai) 









Macrostem Onion (xie bai)

Bulbus Allii Macrostemi


Properties: The herb is pungent and bitter in flavour, and warm in nature. It acts on the lung, stomach and large intestine channels. Being pungent for dispersing, bitter for purging and warm for clearing and lubricating, the herb can activate Yang and promote Qi circulation in the chest to disperse cold accumulation, and promote Qi circulation in the large intestine to remove damp stagnation. It is indicated for colic due to obstruction of Qi in the chest caused by insufficiency of the chest-Yang and for diarrhea, dysentery and tenesmus due o damp stagnation in the large intestine.

Effects: Activating Yang, dispersing lump, promoting Qi circulation and removing stagnancy.


1. To treat colic due to obstruction of Qi in the chest caused by insufficiency of the chest-Yang and obstruction by cold, the herb is often used in combination with trichosanthes fruit, cinnamom twig and other herbs for activating Yang, dispersing cold, relieving oppressive chest and promoting circulation of Qi, such as Gualou Xiebai Guizhi Decoction.

2. To treat excessive dampness and Qi stagnation in the large intestine, abdominal pain due to dysentery and tenesmus, it can be used in combination with phellodendron bark, coptis root , aucklandia root and other herbs for clearing heat and dampness, promoting Qi circulation and alleviating pain.

Dosage and Administration: 5-10g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Macrostem Onion (xie bai) 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 Macrostem Onion (xie bai) 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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