Botanical Name: Mori Folium

Sang Ye

Sang Ye

Common Name: Mulberry Leaf

Category: Cool, Acrid Release the Exterior

Taste: Bitter, Sweet
Temperature: Cold
Channels Entered: Lung, Liver

Dosage: 4.5-9g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • None

Actions & Indications:

Sang Ye

Sang Ye

  • Disperses and scatters wind-heat: for externally-contracted wind-heat with fever, headache, sore throat, and coughing.
  • Calms the Liver and clears the eyes: for eye problems due to Liver heat from excess, wind-heat, or yin deficiency. Also for vertigo due to ascendant Liver yang. Common symptoms include red, sore, dry or painful eyes, or spots in front of the eyes.
  • Clears the Lungs and moistens dryness: for Lung dryness with cough, and dry mouth or Lung heat with thick, yellow sputum.
  • Cools the blood and stops bleeding: for mild cases of vomiting of blood due to heat in the blood.

Combinations:

  • Ju Hua: fever, headache, sore throat, red swollen eyes.
  • Xing Ren: cough.

Formulas:

  • Sang Ju Yin
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