Pinyin: lu lu tong
ENGLISH NAME: Formosan Sweet Gum (Fruit)
LATIN NAME: Liquidambaris Fructus
Properties: bitter, neutral
Channels Entered: Liver, Stomach
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Activates Qi and Blood Circulation, Opens Channels
2. Promotes Urination
3. Treats Allergy
3 to 9 grams in herbal decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Lu Lu Tong is contraindicated during pregnancy and in cases of hypermenorrhea.