Chinese medicinal herb noted for strengthening the spleen and building chi energy. Rhizomes are used to treat diarrhea, fatigue, lack of appetite and vomiting related to deficiencies of spleen or stomach. Animal studies suggest it strengthens endurance. Also used as a diuretic and to reduce excessive sweating. Purple flowers; grows up to 60cm/2 ft high.
Tonifies the Spleen and Supplements the Qi
For deficiency in the Middle Jiao (Spleen and Stomach) with symptoms such as loose stools, diarrhea, fatigue, shortness of breath, sallow complexion, and lowered appetite.
Dries Dampness, Moves and Transforms Water Accumulation
For Edema caused by Spleen Qi Deficiency where the Spleen fails to transform and transport water and dampness accumulates.
Strengthens the Wei Qi and Stops Sweating
For spontaneous sweating caused by Qi Deficiency.
Stabilizes Pregnancy and Calms the Fetus
For Restless Fetus Syndrome caused by lack of nutrition to the fetus caused by Spleen Qi Deficiency.