Questions and Answers - Menstrual pain and discomfort (Dysmenorrhoea)

Herbs that Resolve Hot Phlegm

S/S: profuse sticky phlegm, asthma, scrofula, goiter, epilepsy, convulsions, & yin curbuncles

Name

Function

Taste

Channels

Contraindication

Chuan Bei Mu
(Fritillary bulb)

Moisten Lu, resolve Phlegm
Stop cough, clear heat, release nodules
Breast Abscess, Bl in sputum, tightness in chest,
Excellent 4 cough

Bitter
Sweet
Slightly
Cold

HT

LU

Weak Sp/St

Zhu Ru
(Bamboo Shavings)

Clear heat, resolve Phlegm
Relieve irritability, stop vomiting
Morning sickness, nose bleeds, vomiting blood

Sweet
Slightly
Cold

ST
LU
GB

 

Gua Lou
(Trichosanthes fruit)

Hot cough, mastitis, Lu & Breast abscess
Clear heat, resolve phlegm
Moisten dryness, move feces
Reg Qi in chest & disperse nodules

 

Sweet
Cold

LU
LI
ST

Weak/cold Xu Sp

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