Ligusticum wallaichii

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Ligusticum wallaichii

Chinese medicine
An annual herb, the root of which is analgesic, sedative, tonic and cardiotonic; it is used for anaemia, blood toxicity, hypertension, menstrual disorders and postpartum pain.
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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 adds ingredients to quicken the blood and transform stasis, such as Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae), Chi Shao (Radix Rubra Paeoniae), and Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong).