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pear
Pear #

Name

Li (Pear)

  1. Xue Li
  2. 雪梨
  3. Pear

The Effect of 梨

Property

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

Actions

Clear heat and resolve phlegm, promote the secretion of body fluid and relieve thrist.

Indications

Cough due to lung dryness, diabetes, sores and boils, scalds and burns, fever, hot eyes, dry mouth.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g or eat 1~2 pears directly, or made into paste. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying or pounded into juice for eye drops.

Contraindication

It is contraindicated to spleen deficiency with loose stool and cold cough.