|Other:||Pseudo Ginseng, San Qi|
San Qi has similar constituents to Panax ginseng and Panax quinquefolius and also shares some of their adaptogenic properties, but with a greater affinity to the heart. Treats conditions of the blood (blood stasis, blood deficiency) and also arrests bleeding.
• coronary artery disease
- angina pectoris
- myocardial infarct
• common ingredient in "Kung Fu" formulas for acute injury to muscles or joints:
• bleeding ulcers affecting the digestive tract
- gastric ulcer
• inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Chrohn's disease
- ulcerative colitis
• blood tonic
• Steroidal glycosides (ginsenosides)
• Decoction (dried powdered root): 2-9 g qd
Generally considered safe when used as indicated.
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