Pinyin: zhu ru (jiang)

ENGLISH NAME: Caulis Bambusae In Taenia

LATIN NAME: Bambusae Caulis In Taenias

Pinyin: zhu ru (jiang)

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

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Heat, Dissolves Phlegm

2. Relieves Nausea and Irritability


DOSAGE
6 to 10 grams in decoction. Fresh or unprocessed Zhu Ru is colder in nature and functions more effectively to clear heat, and is commonly used to treat Lung heat with coughing and thick sputum, or accumulation of hot phlegm causing irritability, mania and disorientation. The ginger-processed herb is warmer, and is more effective to relieve nausea and vomiting.