XIE BAI
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Bulbus Allii Macrostemonis

Nomenclature

XIE BAI
薤白
Bulbus Allii Macrostemonis
Other Names

Long stem onion bulb''

Allii Macrostemonis


Properties:

Acrid Bitter
Large Intestine / LI Stomach / ST Lung / LU


Dosage and Toxicity

5 - 10 gm
internal or topical


Functions

Opens the Yang Qi, disperses stagnation from cold phlegm (painful obstruction of the chest from cold phlegm)
Moves Qi and eliminates stagnation (diarrhea with rectal tenesmus)


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