GUA LOU REN
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Semen Trichosanthis

Nomenclature

GUA LOU REN
栝樓仁
Semen Trichosanthis
Other Names

Trichosanthis


Properties:

Sweet
Large Intestine / LI Lung / LU Stomach / ST


Dosage and Toxicity

10 - 15 gm


Functions

Moistens the Lung / LU and dissolves phlegm (dry cough with scanty sputum that is difficult to expectorate)
Lubricates the Intestines to promote bowl movement
Dissipates nodules and eliminates pus in breasts, intestines or Lung / LU


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