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Tai Bai Ju

太白菊
太白菊 #

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. Herb of Flaccid Aster

The Effect of Tai Bai Ju

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.