Botanical Name: Benincasae Semen
Category: Drain DampnessTaste: Sweet Temperature: Cold Channels: Lung, Large Intestine, Stomach, Small Intestine
Cautions & Contraindications:
Actions & Indications:
- Clears heat, expels phlegm, and promotes the discharge of pus: for heat that has collected in the Lungs or Intestines, as in Lung heat, with expectoration of thick, yellow sputum. Also for damp-heat with phlegm obstruction in the upper or lower burner, as in Lung or Intestinal abscess.
- Clears heat and drains dampness: especially useful in the treatment of damp-heat vaginal discharge.