Tricosanthes root - 32 oz.

Tricosanthes root - 32 oz.

Tricosanthes root - 32 oz.

SKU FES962-32
Brand Far East Summit Single Herb Liquid Extracts (8:1)
Unit Size 32
Potency 8:1
Taste Bitter, Slightly sweet - Bensky
Properties Cold- Bensky
Contraindications Use with caution in those with cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach. Traditionally, it is not to be used with herbs of the genus Aconitum. - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology Thirst and irritability, thirst from yin deficiency, wasting and thirsting disorder; cough with thick sputum or blood-streaked sputum; Hot toxic carbuncles and sores. - Bensky
Actions Cools heat, generates fluids, resolves toxicity, reduces swelling, invigorates the blood - Bensky
Pattern Lung and Stomach heat
Channels Entered Lung, Stomach - Bensky
Chinese name Tian Hua Fen
English name Trichosanthis Radix
Description

Excerpted from Bensky:  Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Drains heat and generates fluids:  used when heat injures the fluids, giving rise to thirst and irritability, thirst from yin deficiency, and wasting and thirsting disorder.  Also used for cough and thick sputum or blood-streaked  sputum.*
  • Clears and drains Lung heat, transforms phlegm, and moistens Lung dryness:  for phlegm-heat above the diaphragm, especially when the heat has led to dryness.*
  • Resolves toxicity and expels pus:  for hot toxic carbuncles and sores.  Especially appropriate for breast abscess.  For this purpose, it can be used both internally and topically.*
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