Pinyin: xiao tong cao

ENGLISH NAME: Stachyurus Pith

LATIN NAME: Stachyuri Medulla Helwingiae Medulla

Pinyin: xiao tong cao

Properties: sweet, bland, cool
Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1.Promotes Urination and Resolves Dampness

2. Promotes Lactation

DOSAGE
2 to 5 grams. Use 15 to 18 grams of Tong Cao when the intent is to promote lactation.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Tong Cao is not recommended for pregnant women.