Chinese Herb: Ma Bo (Fruiting Body of Puffball or Lasiosphaera), Fructificatio Lasiosphaerae seu Calvatiae
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Chinese Herb: Ma Bo (Fruiting Body of Puffball or Lasiosphaera), Fructificatio Lasiosphaerae seu Calvatiae

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Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Neutral Ma Bo (Fructificatio Lasiosphaerae seu Calvatiae)
Channels:
LU
Properties:
Spicy, Neutral
Latin:
Fructificatio Lasiosphaerae seu Calvatiae
Chinese:
马勃
Tone Marks:
mă bó

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears the Lungs, the Throat, and Reduces Toxins
    For Fire Toxins affecting the Lungs and throat causing loss of voice, hoarseness and Lung heat cough.
  • Stops Bleeding
    For epistaxis, vomiting Blood, and is used topically to stop bleeding in any part of the mouth, especially the gums and lips.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Contraindicated in cases of wind-cold causing loss of voice and in chronic cough.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 1.5-4.5 grams. This herb should be wrapped in cheesecloth during decoction.
  • Part used: fungus.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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