Gua Lou Granules, Single 2g Packet

Gua Lou Granules, Single 2g Packet

Gua Lou Granules, Single 2g Packet

SKU TCM238-S
Brand TCM Zone Single Herb Granule - Single Packet
Unit Size Single 2g Packet
Potency 5:1 extract granules
Taste Sweet - Bensky
Properties Cold - Bensky
Contraindications Contraindicated for those with diarrhea due to deficiency and weakness of the Spleen and Stomach. Should not be combined with drugs of the Aconitum complex. - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology Heat-induced coughs with sputum that is thick and difficult to expectorate; Conditions in which qi accumulates in the chest leading to a stifling or distended sensation, constriction, pain, or pressure in the diaphragm; Abscesses involving the Lungs, Intestines, or breast. - Bensky
Actions Cools and transforms phlegm-heat, moistens the Intestines, directs turbid phlegm downward. - Bensky
Pattern Phlegm-heat; heat-induced cough; Qi accumulations in the chest; Abscesses and nodules. - Bensky
Channels Entered Large Intestine, Lung, Stomach - Bensky
Chinese name Gua Lou Granules
English name Trichosanthes Fruit Granules
Description

Excerpted from Bensky:  Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica

  • Clears heat and transforms phlegm-heat:  for heat-induced coughs with sputum that is thick and difficult to expectorate.  Can be used as a stand-alone herb, especially in children.*
  • Unbinds the chest and dissipates nodules:  for conditions in which qi accumulates in the chest leading to a stifling or distended sensation, constriction, pain, or pressure in the diaphragm.*
  • Reduces abscesses and dissipates nodules:  primarily for abscesses involving the Lungs, Intestines, or breast.*
Ingredients

Gua Lou - Trichosanthis Fructus

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