Scientific Name: Rhizoma Curcumae Longae
Part Used: Rhizome
Channel entered: Spleen, Liver
Functions: Invigorates blood circulation, smoothes menses, relieves pain, disperses stagnant blood, and improves bilesecretion.
Chest and abdominal pain, general pain due to cold, shoulder arthritis, menstrual pain, menstrual clots and spasms pain, amenorrhea, dysmenorrheal, wind-damp Bi obstruction; Dyspepsia, jaundice, hepatitis; liver / gallbladder qi stagnation syndrome; rheumatic and arthritic pain with paresthesia and edema (especially shoulder joint); bacterial, fungal and viral infections, fungal skin conditions, influenza.