Category: Cool & Transform Phlegm-HeatTaste: salty Temperature: cold Channels: Stomach, Kidney, Liver
Cautions & Contraindications:
Actions & Indications:
- Reduces phlegm and softens areas of hardness: for various kinds of ndules in the neck, such as scrofula or goiter, or a sensation of fullness and obstruction in the chest caused by phlegm. Recentley used with substances that invigorate the blood and transform stasis for such condidtions as thyroid tumors, tuberculous lymphadentitis, and cirrhosis.
- Promotes urination and reduced swelling: because this action is weak, it is used as an adjunctive herb for edema and leg qi.