香附 cyperus, nut-grass rhizome Cyperi Rhizoma
- This is another herb that stimulates movement and opening in the chest. Like Gua Lou Melon Peel above, it promotes qi circulation in the chest. However this herb also supports blood circulation as well. When the qi and blood are flowing well, there is no discomfort in the chest. We commonly use this herb for frequent sighing and is often used for gynecological issues.