“FU XIAO MAI tritici fructus levis” refers to Light Wheat Kernel, a specific part of the wheat grain. While Light Wheat Kernel is commonly known as a specific herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), “un-ripe wheat grain”, is categorized within the “herbs that stabilize and bind” functional grouping. It is thought to enter the heart channels and exhibits cool, salty (xian) and sweet (gan) taste/temperature properties.

Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

Stops excessive sweating from deficiency patterns – nightsweats, spontaneous sweating.

Nourish the heart – palpitations, insomnia, irritability.

Childhood bedwetting.
Fu Xiao Mai may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored formula (in most cases), to influence the following conditions: bedwetting, insomnia, irritability, night sweats (sleep hyperhidrosis) and/or sweat problems

 it may still have nutritional and potential health benefits. However, it is important to note that scientific research on its specific TCM uses, efficacy, and contraindications may be limited. Here is some general information:

1. Nutritional content:
– Light Wheat Kernel is rich in nutrients such as carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamins (including vitamin E, B vitamins), minerals (such as iron, magnesium, and zinc), and phytochemicals.

– It contains unsaturated fatty acids, essential amino acids, and antioxidants, which contribute to its potential health benefits.

2. Potential health benefits:
– Nutritional support: Light Wheat Kernel is considered a nutrient-dense food and can contribute to overall nutrition and well-being when consumed as part of a balanced diet.

– Antioxidant properties: The presence of antioxidants, such as vitamin E, in Light Wheat Kernel may help reduce oxidative stress and potentially provide protective effects against certain diseases.

– Digestive health: The fiber content in Light Wheat Kernel can support digestive health and promote regular bowel movements.

3. Contraindications:
– Gluten sensitivity or celiac disease: Light Wheat Kernel, like other wheat products, contains gluten. Therefore, individuals with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease should avoid consuming Light Wheat Kernel or any products containing gluten.

It is essential to consult a healthcare professional or a qualified TCM practitioner for personalized advice, particularly regarding the specific uses, dosage, and contraindications of Light Wheat Kernel in the context of TCM. They can provide you with appropriate guidance based on your individual health needs and circumstances.

Dosage 4 tsin
Granules 2ml Spoon
Ground Raw Herb 4ml Spoon
Whole Herb 10gm