Pinyin: bei sha shen

English Name: Glehnia (Root)

Latin Name: Glehniae Radix

Pinyin: bei sha shen

Properties: sweet, cool
Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Nourishes Yin, Clears the Lung

2. Nourishes the Stomach and Generates Body Fluids

3. Tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin

DOSAGE

10 to 15 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Bei Sha Shen is contraindicated for cough caused by wind-cold, cold-damp, or cases of deficiency and cold of the Spleen and Stomach.

• Bei Sha Shen antagonizes Fen Fang ji (Radix Stephaniae Tetandrae).

• Bei Sha Shen is incompatible with Li Lu (Radix et Rhizoma Veratri).