Botanical Name: Lilii Bulbus

Bai He

Bai He

Category: Tonify the Yin

Taste: Sweet, Slightly Bitter

Temperature: Slightly Cold

Channels Entered: Heart, Lung

Dosage: 9-30g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • None noted

Actions & Indications:

  • Moistens the Lungs, clears heat, and stops coughs: for dry Lung or Lung-heat coughs and sore throat. Especially useful when a chronic cough due to Lung heat has injured the yin.
  • Clears the Heart and calms the spirit: for such symptoms as intractable low-grade fever, insomnia, restlessness, and irritability in the aftermath of a febrile disease. Also for palpitations brought on by insufficiency of qi and yin.