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(1) Acute & chronic cough
(2) Topical: Lice
B.448  C.726  Dr.76
(1) Acute & chronic cough
(2) Topical: Lice
B.448 C.726 Dr.76
bǎi bù 百部

(1) Moistens LU & stops cough [Acute & chronic cough*, cough from defic, yin defic cough; For LU defic, used w/ TB; Good cough medicine for all types of cough ]
(2) Expels parasites & kills lice [Topical: Lice*, fleas, skin itching, bacterial vaginosis, nightly enema for pinworms]

CTX: Loose stools d/t SP defic

bǎi(hundred) bù(parts)
Stemonae Radix
stemona root
bitter, sweet, sl warm
LU
TraPhlg-CoughWhz
(1) Wheezing & coughing
(2) Vaginal discharge
B.893  C.737  Dr.R
(1) Wheezing & coughing
(2) Vaginal discharge
B.893 C.737 Dr.R
bái guǒ 白果

(1) Preserves LU & stops wheezing [Wheezing & coughing*, coughs w/ copious sputum, chronic coughs; Expels phlegm & stops wheezing]
(2) Eliminates dampness, stops discharge, & contains urine [Vaginal discharge*, turbid urine, d/t both defic & damp-heat; Prevents jing from leaking out when d/t defic]
(N) often combined with sāng bái pí



bái(white) guǒ(fruit)
Ginkgo Semen
ginkgo nut
bitter, sweet, astring, neutral, sl toxic
LU KD
TraPhlg-CoughWhz, StabBind-Astring, Clinic-Refrig
(1) Cough & wheezing
B.442  C.729  Dr.74
(1) Cough & wheezing
B.442 C.729 Dr.74
kuǎn dōng huā 款冬花

(1) Directs qi downward, stops cough, transforms phlegm [Cough & wheezing*, d/t many etiologies; Enters qi Level, is not drying but is slightly moistening]
(N) good for most types of cough [*Best for productive cough; Inhibits CNS thereby inhibiting cough ]
(N) Grows at high altitude

Caution: Coughing blood or pus

kuǎn(section, paragraph, funds) dōng(winter) huā(flower)
Farfarae Flos
tussilago flower
spicy, warm
LU
TraPhlg-CoughWhz
(1) Cough
(2) Bleeding hemorroids
B.1053  C.733
(1) Cough
(2) Bleeding hemorroids
B.1053 C.733
mǎ dōu líng 馬兜鈴

(1) Clears LU, transforms phlegm, & stops coughing & wheezing [Cough* or wheeze d/t LU heat w/ rebel qi; For defic use honey roasted ]
(2) Clears & drains heat from excess in li while reducing swelling & pain [Bleeding hemorroids*, swelling around anus, heat in Intestines causing bleeding; Ingest internally and/or external applic in bath ]
(+) For hypertension with lightheadedness & flushing, menopausal symptoms [*Likes the cold, grows & acts slowly; Is similar to & often used with zǐ wǎn]

CTX: Wheeze d/t defic cold, ILLEGAL– long term use damages LV KD; Causes nausea & vomit

mǎ(horse) dōu(hat) líng(bell)
Aristolochiae Fructus
birthwort fruit
bitter, sl spicy, cold
LU LI
TraPhlg-CoughWhz, ObsToxic, Not in Clinic
(1) Cough & wheezing
(2) Nausea
B.446  C.734  Dr.75
(1) Cough & wheezing
(2) Nausea
B.446 C.734 Dr.75
pí pá yè 枇杷葉

(1) Transforms phlegm, clears LU heat, redirects LU qi down [Cough & wheezing* d/t LU heat or LU dryness; Best for phlegm-heat]
(2) Harmonizes ST, clears ST heat, redirects ST qi downward [Nausea*, vomiting, belching, hiccough, c/t ST heat; For ST heat ]
(N) Good herb for nausea & vomiting [*Honey roasted – moistens LU for LU yin xu; ginger juiced processed – warms herb for cold nausea & vomiting]
(N) Special: decoct in bag [*Leaves have fine hairs]

Caution: Cough or vomit d/t cold

pí pá(loquat) yè(leaf)
Eriobotryae Folium
loquat leaf
bitter, cool
LU ST
TraPhlg-CoughWhz
(1) Cough & wheezing d/t LU heat
(2) Edema d/t blocked perspiration
(3) HBP
B.450  C.741  Dr.76
(1) Cough & wheezing d/t LU heat
(2) Edema d/t blocked perspiration
(3) HBP
B.450 C.741 Dr.76
sāng bái pí 桑白皮

(1) Drains heat from lu, stops coughs, calms wheezing [Cough & wheezing d/t LU heat*; For excess or deficiency heat]
(2) Promotes urination & reduces edema [Edema d/t blocked perspiration*, facial edema, swelling extremities, fever & thirst, urinary difficulties, floating pulse; Earth not controlling Water – scanty urine with water retention ]
(3) Reduces hyptertension [HBP]

CTX: Cough or wheeze d/t LU cold

sāng(mulberry) bái(white) pí(bark, skin)
Mori Cortex
mulberry bark
sweet, cold
LU SP
TraPhlg-CoughWhz
(1) Excess-type wheezing
(2) Facial edema
B.452  C.742  Dr.74
(1) Excess-type wheezing
(2) Facial edema
B.452 C.742 Dr.74
tíng lì zǐ 葶藶子

(1) Drains LU, reduces phlegm, calms wheezing [Excess-type wheezing*, cough w/ copious phlegm, gurgling sound in throat, d/t congestive heart failure, or d/t LU heat]
(2) Moves water & reduces edema [Facial edema*, fluid accum in chest, fluid accum in abdom w/ urinary difficulty, d/t excess-type obstr of LU & UB qi; Promotes urine to drain water via UB ]
(N) Very strong & harsh herb only for extreme conditions

CTX: Deficiency: Wheezing d/t LU defic, swelling d/t SP defic, urinary dysf d/t UB qi defic; Use for Excess only, must combine w/ other herbs

tíng lì(lepidii/descurainiae) zǐ(seeds)
Lepidii/Descurainiae Semen
tingli seed
bitter, spicy, cold
LU UB
TraPhlg-CoughWhz
(1) Coughing & wheezing all types
(2) Constipation
B.437  C.723  Dr.R
(1) Coughing & wheezing all types
(2) Constipation
B.437 C.723 Dr.R
xìng rén 杏仁

(1) Stops coughing & calms wheezing [Coughing & wheezing all types*; Is #1 herb for coughing & wheezing]
(2) Moistens intestines & unblocks bowels [Constipation*; Due to high oil content in the seed]
(N) There are two varieties [*Nán – sweet, less or non-toxic, & bèi – bitter & more toxic]
(N) Caution - severe overdose [*Severe overdose causes abdom pain, tiredness, dilated pupils, coma]

CTX: Yin defic cough, debility, overdosage; Caution: Infants, diarrhea

xìng(apricot) rén(seed)
Armeniacae Semen
apricot seed
bitter, sl warm, sl toxic
LU LI
TraPhlg-CoughWhz
(1) Cough & wheezing w/ copious phlegm
(2) Constipation d/t dry intestines
B.444  C.730  Dr.74
(1) Cough & wheezing w/ copious phlegm
(2) Constipation d/t dry intestines
B.444 C.730 Dr.74
zǐ sū zǐ 紫蘇子
(sū zǐ)
(1) Stops coughing & wheezing, directs qi down, dissolves phlegm [Cough & wheezing w/ copious phlegm*, stifling chest]
(2) Moistens intestines & unblocks stool [Constipation d/t dry intestines]

CTX: Severe diarrhea d/t qi defic, loose stools d/t cold

zǐ(purple) sū(revive) zǐ(seeds)
Perillae Fructus
perilla fruit
spicy, warm
LU LI
TraPhlg-CoughWhz
(1) Coughs
B.440  C.728  Dr.75
(1) Coughs
B.440 C.728 Dr.75
zǐ wǎn 紫菀

(1) Relieves coughs & expels phlegm [Coughs*, d/t WC, WH, LU defic, consumption; Important: Enters blood level ]
(N) Ideally for cold-phlegm but good for all types of cough [*Thins sputum for easier expectoration; Helps remove phlegm, relieving obstruction & diminishing cough]
(N) Honey roasted [*Honey roasted is more tonifying so good for LU yin defic cough; Is often found in cough medicines]

No noted CTX

zǐ(purple) wǎn(luxuriance of growth)
Asteris Radix
purple aster root
bitter, sl warm
LU
TraPhlg-CoughWhz