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Luo Han Guo (Momordica Fruit)

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Cool Luo Han Guo (Fructus Momordicae Grosvenori)
Channels:
LU, LI (SP)
Properties:
Sweet, Cool (or Neutral)
Latin:
Fructus Momordicae Grosvenori
Chinese:
罗汉果
Tone Marks:
luó hàn guŏ
Alt Names:
La Han Guo, Jia Ku Gua
Translation:
Arhat Fruit

Actions

  • Moistens the Lungs, Clears Heat, and Stops Cough
    Cor chronic dry hot cough and dry throat with or without yellow sputum that might be scanty, blood streaked or difficult to expectorate
  • Generates Fluid to Stop Thirst
    For thirst
  • Moistens Intestines to Unblock Bowels
    For constipation

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • None Noted.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted.

Dosage

  • 15-30 grams in decoction or 1-2 pieces of whole fruit, crushed 12
  • 9-15 grams in decoction 13
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