Pinyin: bai mao gen
English Name: Imperata
Latin Name: Imperatae Rhizoma
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
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.