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Bai Bu (Stemona Root)

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


  • 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.

Contraindications and Cautions

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

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Toxicity and Overdose

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  • 5-10 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: