GUA LOU PI
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Pericarpium Trichosanthis

Nomenclature

GUA LOU PI
栝樓皮
Pericarpium Trichosanthis
Other Names

Trichosanthis


Properties:

Sweet
Large Intestine / LI Lung / LU Stomach / ST


Dosage and Toxicity

6 - 12 gm


Functions

Clears the Lung / LU, dissolves phlegm, regulates Qi and expands the chest (cough from Lung / LU heat or chest congestion)
Xiao Xian Xiong Tang, Gua Lou Xie Bai Ban Xia Tang


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