Cool & Transform Phlegm-HeatTaste: sweet Temperature: cool Channels: Lung, Large Intestine, Stomach
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Contraindicated for those with diarrhea due to deficiency and weakness of the Spleen and Stomach. Should not be combined with drugs of the Aconitum complex.
Actions & Indications:
- Clears heat and transforms phlegm-heat: for heat-induced coughs with sputum that is thick and difficult to expectorate. Can be ues as a stand-alone herb, especially in children.
- Unbinds the chest and dissipates nodules: for conditions in which qi accumulates in the chest leading to a stifling or distended sensation, constriction, pain, or pressure in the diaphragm.
- Reduces abscesses and dissipates nodules: primarily for abscesses involving the Lungs, Intestines or breast.