Angelica anomala

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Angelica anomala

Chinese herbal medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which is analgesic, an antidote, aromatic, a circulatory stimulant and sedative; it has been used for dermatitis, headaches, nasal congestion, purulent discharges, snakebites, toothaches and vertigo.
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A typical formula for a person with symptoms of stuffy nose, profuse nasal discharge, difficulty breathing is Xin Yi San which includes the following herbs: Xin Yi Hua (Magnolia Flower), Xi Xin (Asarum), Gao Ben (Straw Seed), Fang feng (Ledbouriella), Bai zhi (Angelica), Chuan xiong (Ligusticum), Sheng ma (Cimicifuga), Mu tong (Akebia) and Gan cao (Licorice).
Chao commonly adds Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi), Xi Xin (Herba Asari), Zi Su Zi (Fructus Perillae), and Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae).