Pinyin: zi wan (mi)

ENGLISH NAME: Aster Root
LATIN NAME: Honey Fried Asteris Radix Et Rhizoma

Pinyin: zi wan (mi)

Properties: bitter, sweet, slightly warm
Channels Entered: Lung

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Dissolves Phlegm and Stops Cough


DOSAGE
5 to 10 grams in decoction. Frying Zi wan with honey enhances the moistening influence and makes it more suitable for treatment of chronic dry or feeble coughing due to Lung deficiency.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Zi Wan is not suitable for cough due to excess heat or yin-deficient fire as a single-herb remedy.