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Yu Gan Zi

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Name

Yu Gan Zi (Fructus Phyllanthi)

  1. 庵摩勒
  2. Emblic Leafflower Fruit
  3. Fructus Phyllanthi
  4. 余甘子

The Effect of Yu Gan Zi

Property

Sweet, sour, astringent, cool; lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and cool blood, promote digestion and strengthen the stomach, promote the secretion of saliva and relieve cough.

Indications

Blood stasis, abdominal distension, cough, indigestion, laryngalgia, dry mouth.

Dosage and Administrations

Take 3~9 g in pills or powder.

Cautions

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.