Latin: Syxgium aromatic
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
Actions: Analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, antibacterial, antiemetic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, aromatic, astringent, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenague, expectorant, rubefaient, stimulant, stomachic
Energetics: Drying, warming, pungent, bitter
Precautions: Avoid larger doese if pregnant, experiencing a fever or yin deficiency.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
References: Desktop Guide for Herbal Medicine – Bridgette Mars