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Tai Bai Bei Mu

太白贝母
太白贝母 #

Name

Tai Bai Bei Mu (Taipei fritillary bulb)

Sources

The drug is the bulb of Fritillaria taipaiensis P. Y. Li (Family Liliaceae), growing in mountaimous grasslands or along streams, distributed in Qin Mountain area, the southeast of Gansu, the northwest Hubei and northeast of Sichuan of China.

  1. 太白贝母
  2. Taipei fritillary bulb
  3. Bulbus Fritillariae Taipaiensis

The Effect of Tai Bai Bei Mu

Property

Bitter, slightly cold.

Actions

The bulb is used to nourish the lung to relieve cough and resolve phlegm, for the treatment of cough due to yin deficiency, sputum, cough due to lung-heat, bronchitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g.