Sweet and neutral
Lung and stomach
1. To nourish the yin and moisten the lungs; 2. To promote the production of body fluids and strengthen the stomach
Dry cough with scanty sputum due to lung yin deficiency or thirst and intense hunger due to stomach yin deficiency. Fragrant solomonseal rhizome (Yu Zhu) is used with Glehnia root (Sha Shen), Ophiopogon root (Maidong)and Asparagus root (Tian Men Dong)
This herb is contraindicated in cases with deficient spleen or phlegm-damp.