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Tian Zhu Huang (Siliceous Secretions of Bamboo, Bamboo Sugar, Tabasheer)

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Cold Tian Zhu Huang (Bambusae Concretio Silicea)
Channels:
GB, HT, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Bambusae Concretio Silicea
Chinese:
天竺黄
Tone Marks:
tiān zhú huáng
Translation:
Heavenly Bamboo Yellow

Actions

  • Clears and Transforms Phlegm-Heat
    For cough, difficult to expectorate sputum, and chest pain
  • Cools the Heart, Stops Convulsions
    For spasms and convulsions with gurgling sounds in the throat, and childhood convulsions with possible wheezing due to Phlegm Heat and Wind Stroke

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted

Dosage

  • 3-6 grams in decoction, 0.6-1 gram as powder (Chen)
  • 3-9 grams in decoction, 0.6-1 gram as powder (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

 

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