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余甘子

Fresh Yu Gan Zi
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Yu Gan Zi
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Name

Yu Gan Zi (Fructus Phyllanthi)

  1. Yu Gan Zi
  2. 庵摩勒
  3. Emblic Leafflower Fruit
  4. Fructus Phyllanthi

The Effect of 余甘子

Property

Sweet, sour, astringent, cool; lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and cool blood, promote digestion and strengthen the stomach, promote the secretion of saliva and relieve cough.

Indications

Blood stasis, abdominal distension, cough, indigestion, laryngalgia, dry mouth.

Dosage and Administrations

Take 3~9 g in pills or powder.

Cautions

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.