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Flos Chimonanthi Praecocis

蜡梅花
蜡梅花 #

Name

La Mei Hua (Japan Allspice Flower)

  1. 蜡梅花
  2. Wintersweet Flower
  3. 蠟梅花
  4. Japan Allspice Flower
  5. La Mei Hua
  6. 腊梅花

The Effect of Flos Chimonanthi Praecocis

Property

Sweet, slightly bitter; lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Relieve summer-heat, promote the secretion of saliva or body fluid, relieve cough.

Indications

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.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of excessiveness of dampness pathogen.