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Yang Tao

阳桃
阳桃 #

Name

Yang Tao (Fruit of Carambola)

  1. 阳桃
  2. 陽桃
  3. 楊桃
  4. Fruit of Carambola
  5. 杨桃

The Effect of Yang Tao

Property

Sour, sweet, cold; lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat, promote the secretion of saliva, induce diuresis and remove toxicity.

Indications

Toothache, sore throat, polydipsia, cough due to wind-heat, urolithiasis, oral ulceration.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g, or eat the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for ear-dropping.

Cautions

Do not take too much.