Pinyin: she gan
ENGLISH NAME: Belamcanda
LATIN NAME: Belamcandae Rhizoma
Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Lung
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Heat and Eliminates Toxins
2. Eliminates Phlegm and Relieves Wheezing
6 to 10 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• She Gan is contraindicated during pregnancy.
• Use she Gan with caution for patients who have deficiency and cold of the spleen and stomach.