Pinyin: fo shou

ENGLISH NAME: Flesh-figer citron

LATIN NAME: Citri Sarcodactylis Fructus

Pinyin: fo shou

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

DOSAGE
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.