E Zhu (Curcuma Zedoaria)
Chinese Herbs: E Zhu (Curcumae Zedoaria)
Curcuma Zedoaria (Berg.) Rosc. (E Zhu); Rhizoma Curcumae
E Zhu is one of 3 herbs we stock that has the name Curcuma in its title. For this reason, we differentiate between this herb and the others by calling E Zhu by its latin name, Zedoaria. E Zhu is a strong Blood invigorator that aids in breaking up stasis and palpable masses. It works at the qi level where San Leng works similarly at the blood (xue) level.
Bitter, acrid, warm