Shi Chang Pu

Acorus tatarinowii Schott (Fam. Araceae) I. Whole plant with flowers; 2. Side view of male flower; 3. Top view of male flower pharmaceutical name Radix Adenophorae english name ladybell root, bellflower root part used dried root

Radix Adenophorae is produced mainly in the provinces of Anhui, Sichuan, and Jiangsu. The root, which is collected in autumn, is cut into sections, dried in sunlight, and used unprepared.

flavor, property, and channel tropism

Sweet in flavor, slightly cold in property, acts on the Lung channel.

functions

Nourishes Yin and removes Lung Heat, resolves Phlegm, and reinforces Qi.

clinical use and major combinations

For Lung Heat with dry cough, cough with scanty, sticky sputum in pulmonary problems with Yin Deficiency; for Deficiency of Qi and Yin with feverishness and thirst.

dosage and administration

9—15 g, decocted in water for internal use.

precautions

It is incompatible with Rhizoma et Radix Veratri (Li Lu).

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