Pao Jiang


Pao Jiang in TCM:

Explore the properties of Pao Jiang according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: deep fried ginger
Pharmacuetical Name: Rhizoma Zingiber officinale Preparatum
Properties: sweet, bitter, neutral

Temperature: neutral

Channels: SP, LV

Flavors: sweet, bitter

Special Properties:
disperses cold, stops bleeding

    Alternate Forms:
  • Pao Jiang- better to warm the middle and disperse cold
  • Pao Jiang Tan- better to stop bleeding

Actions / Indications:
  • Warm meridians; stop bleeding (bleeding due to deficient cold: uterine bleeding, postpartum abdominal pain; also for hematemesis, blood in stool, cold dysenteric disorder)
  • Warms the middle jiao; relieves pain (abdominal pain, diarrhea)

    Special Notes:
  • Pao jiang is more to warm the middle and disperse cold than Sheng Jiang
  • Ai Ye is more focused on MJ, whereas pao jiang is more focused on epigastrium area

  • (cc: yin deficiency with heat signs)