Earth school herbs by category

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Aromatically Transform Damp

Cang Zhu (black atractylodes)
Huo Xiang (patchouli)
Hou Po (magnolia bark)
Sha Ren (cardamon)
Bai Dou Kou (round cardamom fruit)

Regulate Qi

Zhi Shi (immature bitter orange)
Chao Zhi Shi (pan-fried Zhi Shi)
Chen Pi (tangerine peel)

Warm Herbs that Transform Phlegm-Cold

Ban Xia (pinellia rhizome)
Chao Jie Geng (dry-fried platycodon)

Tonify Qi

Ren Shen (ginseng root)
Dang Shen (codonopsis root)
Tai Zi Shen (pseudostellaria)
Huang Qi (astragalus)
Bai Zhu (atractylodes (white) rhizome)
Shan Yao (chinese yam, dioscorea)
Da Zao (Dates)
Gan Cao (licorice)
Chao Bian Dou (Dry-fried lablab semen album)

Relieve Food Stagnation

Shen Qu (massa fermentata)
Mai Ya (barley sprout)
Lai Fu Zi (radish seed)
Shan Zha (hawthorn fruit)
Ji Nei Jin (chicken gizzard)

Drain Damp

Yi Yi Ren (seeds of Job's tears)
Fu Ling (poria)

Stabilize & Bind

Rou Dou Kou (nutmeg seeds)
Lian Zi (lotus seed)

Clear Heat & Dry Damp

Huang Qin (scutellaria, scute)
Huang Lian (coptis rhizome)

Release the Exterior

Sheng Ma (black cohosh, cimicifuga)
Chai Hu (bupleurum)
Sheng Jiang (fresh ginger)
Zi Su Ye (perilla leaf)

Tonify Blood

Dang Gui (angelica root)

Clear Heat & Eliminate Toxins

Lian Qiao (forsythia fruit)

Downward Draining

Da Huang (rhubarb)

Warm the Interior & Expel Cold

Gan Jiang (dried ginger)
Fu Zi (aconite)
Rou Gui (inner bark of cinnamon)

regulate Water, Drain Damp

Ze Xie (water plantain, alisma)

Cool Blood

Mu Dan Pi (tree peony root)
Sheng Di Huang (foxglove root)

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