La Mei Hua (Japan Allspice Flower)
The Effect of Flos Chimonanthi Praecocis
Sweet, slightly bitter; lung and stomach meridians entered.
Relieve summer-heat, promote the secretion of saliva or body fluid, relieve cough.
Whooping cough, choking sensation in chest, polydypsia due to heat disease, cough for oral use; burns and scalds for external application.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Soaked in oil for applying or ear drop application.
It is contraindicated in case of excessiveness of dampness pathogen.