Nourish the Heart and Calm the Spirit
Honey-prepared to enhance its ability to transform phlegm and stop cough. It is most commonly used for cough with profuse phelgm that is difficult to expectorate.
Calms the Heart and Shen
Opens the Orifices
Expels Phlegm from the Lungs
Use caution during pregnancy, with yin deficiency heat, hot phlegm conditions, and in those with ulcers or gastritis. The raw herb may irritate the stomach. To prevent this side-effect, add Gan Cao to the decoction.
3-9g, decocted. Use honey-fried to restore the Shen, and to treat cough. For topical use, cook down into a paste.