What it does (English):
Bamboo shavings have sweet and slightly cold properties, and are associated with the Lung, Stomach and Gallbladder meridians. Zhu Ru main functions are to clear heat and resolve phlegm, and to relieve irritability and stop vomiting. It can also treat chest congestion, phlegm, coughs, and nausea and vomiting caused by stomach problems.
Clinical Use (Chinese):
Resolves Phlegm Heat, relieves restlessness, and stops vomiting. For cough with thick, yellow sputum due to Lung Heat and for restlessness due to accumulation of Phlegm Heat in the Heart. For cough due to Lung Heat, it is used with Radix Scutellariae (Huang Qin) and Fructus Trichosanthis (Gua Lou).
Bambusa or Phyllostachys
Dried middle shavings of stem
Sweet in flavor, slightly cold in property, acts on the Lung, Stomach, and Gallbladder channels.
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