Nutgrass Rhizome Side Effects

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Published on February 14, 2014

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Who Should Avoid Nutgrass Rhizome - The nut grass rhizome should to be used b those who are deficient in qi or yin (the element responsible for cooling organs). It is believed that bitter herbs such as the nut grass rhizome have a tendency to dry the body. This may worsen symptoms associated with yin deficiency, such as a dry mouth hot palms and feet, and hot flushes.
People who are lacking in qi tend to experience fatigue, and have unusually pale complexions and tongues. They should focus on replenishing their qi instead. Generally, pregnant women are advised to steer clear of blood-promoting herbs to minimize the risk of a miscarriage. That is why those in their last trimester should consume nut grass rhizome only under medical supervision, advised by practitioner from Traditional Chinese Medicine. Read on...

Nutgrass Rhizome Side Effects Published February 13, 2014 | By admin Who Should Avoid Nutgrass Rhizome The nut grass rhizome should to be used b those who are deficient in qi or yin (the element responsible for cooling organs). It is believed that bitter herbs such as the nut grass rhizome have a tendency to dry the body. This may worsen symptoms associated with yin deficiency, such as a dry mouth hot palms and feet, and hot flushes. People who are lacking in qi tend to experience fatigue, and have unusually pale complexions and tongues. They should focus on replenishing their qi instead. Generally, pregnant women are advised to steer clear of blood-promoting herbs to minimize the risk of a miscarriage. That is why those in their last trimester should consume nut grass rhizome only under medical supervision, advised by practitioner from Traditional Chinese Medicine. What Research Has Shown About Nutgrass Rhizome A study published last year in the BMC Complementary sand Alternative Medicine journal evaluated the analgesic and ani-inflammatory properties of nut grass rhizome. It found that mice injected with an extract of the herb had a smaller degree of ear oedema (swelling) than those given another chemical. The same herb extract also reduced the number of abdominal contractions caused by acetic acid in mice, which demonstrates that the herb has analgesic properties. The authors from the University of Monastir in Tunisia wrote that these effects “may be ascribed to their flavonoid, tannin an polyphenol contents”, although more studies are needed to explain how it works to alleviate swelling and pain. Nutgrass Rhizome Herbs Best For Who Women with irregular or painful periods can take the nut grass rhizome alongside other bloodpromoting herbs. They include angelica root Sichuan lovage rhizome and white peony root. A practitioner from Traditional Chinese Medicine said a safe dosage of the herb would be 6g to 12g a day. Nutgrass rhizome herb facilitates the flow of qi (vital energy) and blood in the body. Below is the ingredients and proper method on how to make a nutgrass rhizome tea. Nutgrass Rhizome Tea (Serves one) Ingredients • • • • • 15g nutgrass rhizome 20g Chinese wolfberries 5 dried red dates ginger slices 400ml water Method In a pot filled with water, add the nutgrass rhizome, Chinese wolfberries, red dates and ginger slices and bring the water to the boil. Next, lower the heat and let the mixture simmer for fie minuts. The tea is now ready to be served. Source form Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC).

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