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warm acrid herbs that release the exterior

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ma huang
Pharm name: ephedrae herba
dosage: 2-9g
taste: slightly bitter/acrid
temp: warm
channels: lu, ub
action: induces sweating and release the exterior--chills, fever, headache
action: promotes urination and decreases edema--edema of the extremeties
Gui zhi
Pharm name: cinnamomi ramulus
dosage: 3-9g
taste: sweet/acrid
channels: ht, lu, ub
temp: warm
action: release the exterior and assists yang---exterior wind/cold
action: warms unblocks channels---wind/cold/damp/ painful obstruction
contraindication
yin deficient