Ma Huang Gen - Stabilize and Bind
LU (3-10g)

Ma Huang Gen - My, Yellow General
My, Yellow general: His men couldn't stop sweating due to his legendary deficient leadership skills.

His leadership skills were so deficient that one time he left his men outside in the desert with no water for so long that they almost sweated to death (cc: exterior disorders and other sweating due to excess)

English Name: ephedra root
Pharmacuetical Name: Radix Ephedrae
Properties: sweet, neutral

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
stop sweating.... deficient stops sweating caused by deficiency


      Ma Huang Gen Actions and Indications
  • Stops sweating caused by deficiency (spontaneous sweating or night sweats due to qi or yin deficiency, postpartum sweating)
  • (cc: exterior disorders and other sweating due to excess)
    Special Notes:
  • Although derived from the same plant as Ma Huang, Ma Huang Gen has completely different functions - it actually stops sweating.
  • For spontaneous sweating combine Ma Huang Gen with Huang Qi and Fu Xiao Mi.

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