Gua Lou Zi (Snakegourd Seed)
The Effect of Semen Trichosanthis
Sweet, cold; lung, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.
Moisten lung, resolve phlegm and lubricate intestines.
Cough due to phlegm-heat, dry-stagnation-type constipation, carbuncle, oligogalactia.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.
It is incompatible with Niu Xi and it is contraindicated for combining with Wu Tou.