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Names for Xiang Fu
Pharmaceutical: Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi
Botanical: Cyperus rotundus L. (Cyperaceae)
Other names: Sheng Xiang Fu, Sheng Xiang Fu Zi, Sheng Jin Xiang Fu
Description: Nutgrass Galingale Rhizome.

Drains the Liver; Regulates the Qi; Regulates menstruation; Calms pain; ...

Origin of xiang fu
Predominantly: Guangdong, Sichuan, Henan, Zhejiang, Shandong.;

Preparation of xiang fu
The rhizomes are collected in September and October, washed clean, and dried in the sun. The fibrous roots are burned away, leaving the rhizomes ready for use. The rhizomes can also be processed with honey or carbonized.;

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