Wu Huan Zi (Chinese Soapberry Fruit)
The Effect of 无患子
Bitter, neutral, slightly toxic; heart and lung meridians entered.
Clear heat and eliminate phlegm, remove food retention and kill parasites.
Indigestion, asthma with cough, sores and boils, infantile malnutrition, pharyngitis and leucorrhea.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~6 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or made into paste for applying, or pounded into powder for puffing through throat.
It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold in spleen and stomach.