Chinese Herb: Bai Bu (Stemona Root), Radix Stemonae
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Chinese Herb: Bai Bu (Stemona Root), Radix Stemonae

Herb 1 of 12 in Herbs that Relieve Coughing and Wheezing

Neutral Bai Bu (Radix Stemonae)
Sweet, Bitter, Slightly Warm (or Neutral)
Radix Stemonae
Tone Marks:
băi bù
Hundred Parts

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Moistens the Lung and Stops Cough
    For acute or chronic, hot or cold, and deficient or excess cough conditions. Excellent for chronic respiratory disorders and chronic cough from deficiency such as tuberculosis.
  • Anti-Parasitic
    Used topically, this herb kills body or head lice, fleas, pinworm (enema), and other itchy dermatological disorders.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use in cases of Spleen deficiency, loose stool, or diarrhea

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 5-10 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: