Aromatherapy Functions in Chinese Medicine
Rids Wind Cold: tight chest, wheezing; acute rheumatic muscle and joint pain, chronic rheumatism, arthritis.
Strong Yang Tonic especially for Kidney Yang; Tonifies Urogenital Qi: arteriosclerosis; weakness, hypothermia; chronic fatigue, cold hands and feet, cold and cramping rheumatic pain, lower back pain, edema, edema of lower limbs, cystitis, urinary tract infection, urinary retention, urinary stones; frequent, scanty or copious urination with irritation, cloudy urine.
Frees the Spirit; Drives Out Negativity; Reinforces the Will: stress, anxiety, nervous tension, withdrawal, lack of social confidence, fear of failure, mental clutter and confusion, exhausted emotions, negative emotions.
Rectifies the Skin: oily skin, eczema, dermatosis, psoriasis, acne.
Promotes Tissue Repair: wounds, ulcers and sores.
Fights Infection: bronchitis, smallpox; epidemics, chronic bacterial and viral infections of the urinary, digestive and respiratory systems.
Fortifies the Stomach and Spleen: abdominal distention, obesity, abdominal swelling, diarrhea, loss of appetite, gastric ulcer from hypo-acidity, indigestion, gurgling and distended abdomen, intestinal fermentation, diabetes.
Rectifies the Uterus: cramping menstrual pain before onset, delayed or stopped menses, scanty menstrual flow, painful and difficult labor, leucorrhea.
Antidotes Poison: food, herb, or insect poisoning.