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Bai Fu Zi

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 03:00 AM
Resolve Phlegm&Stop Cough

1 TASTE
Pungent, sweet, warm and toxic


2 MERIDIANS
Spleen and stomach


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To dry dampness and resolve phlegm; 2. To dispel wind and stop spasms; 3. To release toxins and disperse nodules


4 INDICATIONS
;1. Excessive wind-phlegm manifested as spasms, convulsions and facial paralysis. Typhonium tuber (Bai Fu Zi) is used with Ariasema tuber (Tian Nan Xing), Pinellia tuber (Ban Xia), Gastrodia tuber (Tian Ma) and Scorpion(Quan Xie)2. Convulsions and spasms in tetanus. Typhonium tuber (Baifuzi) is used with Arisaema tuber (Tiannanxing), Gastrodia tuber (Tianma)and Ledebouriella (Fang Feng)3. One-sided headache (migraine). Typhonium tuber (Baifuzi)is used with Chuan Xiong rhizome(Chuanxiong)and Dahurian Angelica root (Bai Zhi).


5 DOSAGE
3-5g


6 COUTIONS
This herb is contraindicated during pregnancy. In general, the raw herb is not taken internally.


Bai Fu Zi

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