Pinyin: hai zao

ENGLISH NAME: Seaweed

LATIN NAME: Sargassum

Pinyin: hai zao

Properties: bitter, salty, cold
Channels Entered: Liver, Stomach, Kidney

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Dissolves Phlegm, Softens Hardnesses

2. Regulates W ater Circulation andReduces Swelling

DOSAGE
10 to 15 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Hai Zao is incompatible with Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) .
• Hai Zao should be used cautiously for patients having Spleen and Stomach qi deficiency.