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Herb of Flaccid Aster

太白菊
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Name

Tai Bai Ju (Herb of Flaccid Aster)

Sources

The drug is the whole herb or flower of Aster flaccidus Bge. (Family Compositae), growing in mountainous grasslands, in scrubs or on rocky lands, distributed in Northern China and Shanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet of China.

  1. 太白菊
  2. Herba Asteris Flaccidi
  3. Flaccid aster herb
  4. Tai Bai Ju

The Effect of Herb of Flaccid Aster

Property

Bitter, pungent, cool.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, relieve cough.

Indications

Whooping cough, cough caused by lung-heat, pulmonary abscess.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g.