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Yan Wo

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Name

Yan Wo (Cubilose)

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  3. Cubilose

The Effect of Yan Wo

Property

Sweet, neutral; lung, stomach and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Nourish yin and moisten dryness, replenish qi and tonify the stomach and spleen.

Indications

Regurgitation, chronic dysentery, chronic malaria, hematemesis, cough with phlegm and asthma, dysphagia, tuberculosis, asthenic disease.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g, or made into paste. It should be wrapped with silk.

Cautions

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in lung and stomach, exterior pathogen and damp phlegm.