California License Exams, Pacific College Comps
Stabilize and Bind
Vinegar-prepared to enhance its ability to restrain and inhibit. It is commonly used in the treatment of cough, spermatorrhea, and diarrhea.
Holds Lung Qi
Tonifies the Kidneys
Secures the Essence
Calms the Shen
Nourishes the Heart
Lingering exterior or excess conditions (ie=> heat, phlegm, dampness, or fire, manifesting, for example, as a rash, cold, or virus).
1.5-9g, decocted, or 1-3g powdered. Use a lower dose for chronic cough, and a higher dose as a tonic. Use raw, or steamed with vinegar or wine.
KD, HT, LU