TCM Materia Medica
The TCM herb "xian mao" which in english is "golden eye grass rhizome", is categorized within the "herbs that tonify yang" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the kidney and liver channels and exhibits acrid and hot (re) 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:
Xian Mao has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding xian mao:
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, xian mao is generally included in the following 4 formulas:
As noted above, xian mao is within the herbs that tonify yang functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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