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Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis officinale)

  • Botanical name: Zingiberis officinale
  • Common name: Ginger
  • Family: Zingiberaceae
  • Part used in Chinese medicine: rhizome
  • Major Chinese medicine actions:
  • Releases exterior, disperses cold, warms middle burner,
    alleviates vomiting, warms Lungs, stops cough, reduces toxicity
Zingiberis officinale

Photo Credits: (top to bottom)
Photo 1: Zingiberis officinale; 05/2007; author Rajbrijesh; permission under GFDL