Gao Liang Jiang

Gao Liang Jiang in TCM:


English Name: alpinia, galanga, lesser galangal rhizome
Pharmacuetical Name: Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum
Properties: acrid, hot
Explore the properties of Gao Liang Jiang according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

Temperature: hot
Channels: ST, SP
Flavors: pungent
Regulates: disperses cold

Actions / Indications:
  • Warms the middle jiao, relieves pain (vomiting, hiccups, epigastric and abdominal pain, diarrhea due to cold in middle jiao)
  • (cc: yin deficiency with heat sign)