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Introduction To Inula Flower (xuan fu hua)









Inula Flower (xuan fu hua)

Flos Inulae

Properties: It is bitter, acrid, salty in flavour and slightly warm in nature. It acts on the lung, stomach and large intestine channels. Its bitterness can lower the upward adverse flow of the lung or the stomach-qi; acridness can resolve phlegm; saltiness and warmness can soften and remove blockage. It has effects of lowering the stomach-qi, clearing phlegm and remove blockage. It has effects of lowering the stomach-qi, clearing phlegm and relieving asthma, congestion, and vomiting. It is indicated in stagnation of phlegm, cough and asthma with abundant sputum, or stagnation of phlegm-dampness in middle-jiao, congestion at the right hypochondrium, vomiting and other syndromes.

Effects: Lowering the adversely upward flowing of Qi, resolving phlegm, relieving vomiting.


1. For treatment of accumulation of phlegm-dampness, stasis of Qi function, chest tightness and abundant expectoration, it can be used in combination with Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae, Rhizoma Pinelliae, Rhizoma Zingiberis and other drugs to aesiccate dampness to reduce phlegm, promote Qi circulation and relieve congestion; For treatment of accumulation of phlegm-heat, cough, asthma and dyspnea, it is often used together with Cortex Mori Radicis, Fructus Trichosanthis, Semen Arecae, and other drugs with effects of purging the heat in the lung, alleviating asthma and sending down abnormally ascending Qi.

2. For treatment of weakness of the spleen and the stomach with obstruction of phlegm-dampness, congestion at the right hypochonrium, vomiting, hic cup due to failure of descending of the stomach-qi, and other syndromes, it is usually used in combination with Radix Ginseng, Rhizoma Pinelliae, Ochra Haematitum, and other drugs with the effects of replenishing Qi to invigorate the spleen, lowering the advers Qi and arresting vomiting, such as Xuanfu Daizheshi Tang.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g, in a cloth bag for making decoction.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Inula Flower (xuan fu hua) 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 Inula Flower (xuan fu hua) 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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