Wu Shao She


Wu Shao She in TCM:

Explore the properties of Wu Shao She according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


English Name: zaocys, black snale
Pharmacuetical Name: Zaocys
Properties: sweet, salty, neutral

Temperature: neutral

Channels: SP, LV

Flavors: sweet, salty

Special Properties:
clears damp, disperses wind, alleviates bi syndrome

Actions / Indications:
  • Extinguish wind; Stops tremors (tetanus, seizures, spasms, childhood convulsions)
  • Unblocks the channels; dispels wind (dispels wind, opens channels and collaterals, chronic wind-cold-damp bi syndrome)
  • (cc: blood def w/ wind)
  • (cc: yin def w/ heat)

    Special Notes:
  • Pharmacologically Wu Shao She has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, sedative, and antiseizure effects.
  • Wu SHao She is very similar to Bai Hua She but milder and it is not toxic.