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Fructus Nandinae

天竺子
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Name

Tian Zhu Zi (Fructus Nandinae)

  1. 天竺子
  2. Common Nandina
  3. Tian Zhu Zi

The Effect of Fructus Nandinae

Property

Sour, sweet, neutral, slightly toxic; lung meridian entered.

Actions

Relieve cough and resolve phlegm.

Indications

Whooping cough, asthma, cough with excessive phlegm.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of cough due to wind-cold.