Sharpleaf Glangal Fruit is the dried ripe fruit of Alpinia
oxyphylla Miq. (Fam. Zingiberaceae).
To warm the spleen, relieve diarrhea and
arrest excessive discharge of saliva, and to warm the kidney,
and arrest seminal discharge and abnormal urination.
Cold syndrome of the spleen characterized by diarrhea,
abdominal pain with cold sensation, and salivation; cold syndrome
of the kidney characterized by enuresis, frequent urination,
seminal emission and whitish discharge from urethra.