Pinyin: bai zi ren
English Name: Platycladi Seed
Latin Name: Platycladi Semen
Properties: sweet, neutral
Channels Entered: Heart, Kidney, Large Intestine
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Nourishes the Heart and Calms the Shen (Spirit)
2. Moistens the Intestines and Unblocks the Bowels
10 to 18 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Bai Zi Ren should be used with caution for patients with loose stools or excess phlegm.