Pinyin: zhe bei mu

ENGLISH NAME: Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii

LATIN NAME: Fritillariae Thunbergii Bulbus

Pinyin: zhe bei mu

Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Lung

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Dissolves Phlegm and Stops Cough

2. Clears Heat and Disperses Nodules

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams in decoction, 1.0 to 1.5 grams in powder.


CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICATIONS
• Zhe Bei Mu is not suitable if the phlegm is characterized by cold or dampness.
• Zhe Bei Mu is incompatible with Wu Tou (Radix Aconiti).