Chinese Herbs: Mu Hu Die (Oroxylum Seeds), Oroxyli Semen
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Chinese Herbs: Mu Hu Die (Oroxylum Seeds), Oroxyli Semen

Herb 11 of 12
Herbs that Relieve Coughing and Wheezing

Cool Mu Hu Die (Oroxyli Semen)
Channels:
LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Cool
Latin:
Oroxyli Semen
Chinese:
木蝴蝶
Tone Marks:
mù hú dié
Translation:
Wood Butterfly

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Moistens Lungs, Relieves Cough, Clears the Voice
    For cough and loss of voice or hoarseness with sore throat
  • Soothes Liver, Regulates the Qi
    For flank and epigastric pain due to Qi Stagnation
  • Heals Sores
    For suppurative sores due to Damp Heat

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use with caution in patients with loss of voice due to Wind Cold

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • Very rare occurrences of headache or nausea
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-6 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 1.5-3 grams in decoction (Bensky)