Fu Xiao Mai
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ChineseNutrition.org:

Fu Xiao Mai in TCM:


Factoids:

English Name: wheat levis, light wheat grain, shriveled wheat
Pharmacuetical Name: Semen Tritici Aestivi Levis
Properties: sweet, cool
Explore the properties of Fu Xiao Mai according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


Temperature: cool
Channels: HT
Flavors: sweet
Tonifies: qi
Regulates: clears heat, clears deficent heat

    Alternate Forms:
  • Xiao Mai (Fructus Tritici), Ripened wheat grain - nourishes HT and calms spirit, palpitations, insomnia, irritability, emotional instability

Actions / Indications:
  • Stops sweating due to deficiency; clears deficient heat (spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency, yin deficient heat, steaming bone disorder, night sweats with yin deficiency, postpartum sweating)
  • (cc: gluten intolerance)

    Special Notes:
  • Fu Xiao Mai and Xiao Mai are derived from the same plant, but have different functions.