California License Exams, Pacific College Comps
Stabilize and Bind
Sweet, Bitter, Astringent, Slightly Toxic
Stabilizes the Lower Burner
Excess conditions, caution with long term use or in large quantities due to toxicity; caution with thick difficult sputum.
4.5-9g, dry-fried. If harvesting from the tree, cook with the hard gingko shells on as an antidote to the toxic effects. Use with caution during prenancy, as it stimulates uterine contractions.