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Mu Hu Die (Oroxylum Seeds)

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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

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

Contraindications and Cautions

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

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • Very rare occurrences of headache or nausea

Dosage

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