|Properties: acrid, slightly warm, Lung, Spleen, Stomach.
There are two plants commonly used as the herb Huo Xiang. One is Guang Huo Xiang /Pogostemon cablin herb and Huo Xiang /Agastache rugosa herb (also known as Tu Huo Xiang). Huo Xiang or Tu Huo Xiang /Agastache rugosa is of secondary quality and is less commonly used even in its native northern China.
The dosage for Guang Huo Xiang is 3 to 9 grams of whole herb in decoction.
_Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica 3rd editioní¬ Bensky, Clavey, Stoger _Chinese Medical Herbology Chen and Chení¬