Sweet and slightly cold2 MERIDIANS
Lung, stomach and gall bladder3 FUNCTIONS
- To clear heat and resolve phlegm;
- To relieve irritability and stop vomiting
- Cough due to heat in the lungs manifested as cough with yellow thick sputum, Bamboo shavings (Zhu Ru) is used with Scutellaria root (Huang Qin ) anb Trichosanthes fruit (Gua Lou).
- Mind disturbed by phlegm-heat manifested is irritability, insom-nia, palpitations, stifling sensation in the chest and cough with yellow sputum, Bamboo shavings (Zhuru) is used with Immature bitter orange (Zhishi (BL52)), Tangerine peel (Chen Pi) and poria (Fu Ling) in the formula Wendan Tang.
- Nausea and vomiting caused by heat the stomach. Bamboo shavings (Zhuru) is used with Coptis root (Huang Lian), Tangerine peel (Chenpi) pinellia tuber (Ban Xia) and fresh ginger (Sheng Jiang)