Botanical Name: Pseudostellariae Radix
Category: Tonify the Qi
Taste: Sweet, Slightly Bitter
Channels Entered: Lung, Spleen
Key Characteristics: Tonifies the qi and yin, but rather weakly.
Cautions and Contraindicaitons:
Actions and Indications:
- Strenghtens the Spleen and augments the qi: for Spleen and Stomach deficiency with fatigue and lack of appetite. Also for Lung qi deficiency with spontaneous sweating.
- Generates fluids: for thirst and injury to fluids after a febrile disease. Also for unrelenting fever or summerheat in children.