Pinyin: bai mao gen

English Name: Imperata

Latin Name: Imperatae Rhizoma

Pinyin: bai mao gen

Properties: sweet, cold
Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Urinary Bladder

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Cools Blood and Stops Bleeding

2. Clears Heat and Promotes Urination

3. Clears Heat from Lung and Stomach

DOSAGE

15 to 30 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Use Bai Mao Gen with caution in patients with deficien­cy and cold of the Spleen and Stomach.

Bai Mao Gen is contraindicated in vomiting caused by cold in the middle jiao.