Luo Han Guo (Momordica Fruit)

Luo Han Guo (Momordica Fruit)

Herb 6 of 15 in Herbs that Tonify Yin

Cool Luo Han Guo (Fructus Momordicae Grosvenori)
Sweet, Cool (or Neutral)
Fructus Momordicae Grosvenori
Tone Marks:
luó hàn guŏ
Alt Names:
La Han Guo, Jia Ku Gua
Arhat Fruit
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Chinese Herb 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

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • None Noted.

Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted.
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Chinese Herb Dosage

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

References Used

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