TCM Materia Medica
The TCM herb "tu bie chong" which in english is "wingless cockroach", is categorized within the "herbs that invigorate blood" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the heart, liver and spleen channels and exhibits cold (han) and salty (xian) taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Tu Bie Chong has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
As noted above, tu bie chong is within the herbs that invigorate blood functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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