Pinyin: fo shou
ENGLISH NAME: Flesh-figer citron
LATIN NAME: Citri Sarcodactylis Fructus
Properties: acrid, bitter, warm
Channels Entered: Liver, Lung, Stomach, Spleen
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Spreads Liver Qi and Regulates Qi
2. Harmonizes the Middle Jiao, Dissolves Phlegm and Relieves Cough
3 to 10 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Use Fo Shou with caution for patients who have yin-deficient fire, or do not have qi stagnation.