Pinyin Name: Ru Xiang
English Name: Gummi Olibanum
Other Names: Boswellia, Indian Frankincense
Tastes: Acrid, Bitter
Origin: East Africa and Arabia
Benefits of Ru Xiang:
Ru Xiang is native to East Africa and Arabia. It is harvested in spring and summer. It can be used to treat breathing problems due to its anti-inflammatory effects. It can be useful in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, cough, bad throat, sinusitis.
Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Ru Xiang. It may include nausea, acid reflux, diarrhea, skin rashes.
Common TCM Herbal Formulas with Ru Xiang:
Chou Dao San, Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan, Ru Xiang Ding Tong San, Tuo Li Tang, Xing Xiao Wan.