Questions and Answers - Menstrual pain and discomfort (Dysmenorrhoea)

Herbs for cough and wheezing

Name

Function

Taste

Channels

Contraindication

Xing Ren
(Apricot  Seed)

Hot & Cold cough
Stop Cough, relieve Asthma,
moisten intestines, move stools

Bitter
Slightly
Warm
Slightly
Toxic

LU
LI

Caution in infants

Zi Wan
(Aster Root)

Resolve Phlegm & Stop cough
Chronic Cough
Cold induced Cough

Bitter
Sweet
  Slightly
   Warm

LU

Overdosing should be avoided as herb is slightly toxic. Caution in infants

San Bai Pi
(White Mulberry)

Reduce heat in Lu’s, soothe asthma
Promote urination, reduce edema
Lowers Bl pressure

Sweet
Cold

LU

N/A

Pi Pa Ye
(Loquat leaf)

Resolve phlegm, stop cough
Rebellious Qi downwards, stop vomiting, heat in St
Hot Lu cough, heat in Lu’s

Bitter
Acrid
Warm

SP
LIV
KID

Heat in Blood
Yin Xu

Suzi
(Perilla seed)

Stop cough, soothe asthma, moisten intestines, move feces
Redirects Lu Qi down, dissolve phlegm, Difficult exhalation.

Pungent Warm

LU  
LI

Chronic
Diarrhea

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