Gao Liang Jiang


Gao Liang Jiang in TCM:

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


English Name: alpinia, galanga, lesser galangal rhizome
Pharmacuetical Name: Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum
Properties: acrid, hot

Temperature: hot

Channels: ST, SP

Flavors: pungent

Special Properties:
disperses cold

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

    Special Notes:
  • Compare to Gan Jiang

  • (cc: yin deficiency with heat sign)