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 Introduction To Aucklandia Root (mu xiang)   










Aucklandia Root (mu xiang)  

Radix Aucklandiae

Properties: The drug is pungent and bitter in flavour, warm in nature, and acts on the spleen, stomach and large intestine channels. Pungent and warm for dispersing, aromatic for enlivening the spleen, it is good at promoting circulation of Qi in the spleen, stomach and large intestine to remove stagnated food and alleviate pain. The herb is often used to treat Qi stagnation, gastro-intestinal distention, food retention, diarrhea, dysentery and abdominal pain. 

Effects: Promoting circulation of Qi, alleviating pain, resolving food retention and strengthening the spleen.


1. The herb is often used in combination with tangerine peel, magnolia bark, amomum fruit and other herbs for promoting Qi circulation and normalizing function of the stomach, to treat Qi stagnation in the spleen and stomach, abdominal distention, anorexia and vomiting; with dangshen, white atractylodes rhizome, amomum fruit and other herbs for supplementing distention, to treat abdominal distention due to Qi deficiency, which is aggravated in the afternoon or after work; and with immuture citron fruit , germinated barley, medicated leaven and other herbs for removing stagnated food, to treat food retention, anorexia, Qi stagnation and abdominal distention.

2. The herb is often used in combination with coptis root for clearing heat and dampness, promoting Qi circulation and alleviating pain, such as Xianglian Pill, to treat dysentery due to damp-heat, abdominal pain, diarrhea, tenesmus and stagnation of Qi in the large intestine; and with green tangerine orange peel, areca seed and other herbs for removing stagnated food, to treat food retention, diarrhea, dysentery, abdominal pain and tenesmus.

Dosage and Administration: 3--10g. The herb is used unprepared for promting Qi circulation and used stewed for arresting diarrhea.



For the convenience of customers, we offer the Aucklandia Root (mu 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 Aucklandia Root (mu xiang) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $57.00.


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


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