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What is Amomum?

Amomum is a herb commonly used in TCM to treat a variety of imbalances and disorders. It is also known as Sha Ren in Chinese.

TCM Patterns

Amomum is used to treat the following TCM patterns:


Amomum should be used with caution in cases of Yin Deficiency Heat Patterns.


In terms of its properties, Amomum is warm and acrid/aromatic in taste. It affects the Spleen and Stomach channels equally at a 50% rate.

Treatment Principles

The treatment principles for Amomum include promoting the movement of Qi, warming the middle burner, transforming dampness, improving appetite, calming the fetus, strengthening the spleen, and stopping diarrhea.


Amomum is a valuable herb in TCM, with a range of potential benefits for treating various imbalances and disorders. It is important to be mindful of any contraindications and to consult with a qualified TCM practitioner before using this herb.

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