Chinese Herb: Tian Zhu Huang (Siliceous Secretions of Bamboo, Bamboo Sugar, Tabasheer), Bambusae Concretio Silicea

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Chinese Herb: Tian Zhu Huang (Siliceous Secretions of Bamboo, Bamboo Sugar, Tabasheer), Bambusae Concretio Silicea

Herb 15 of 19 in Herbs that Cool and Transform Phlegm-Heat

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

Chinese Herb 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

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb 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:

References Used

The TCM information presented here has been referenced from numerous sources; including teachers, practitioners, class notes from Five Branches University, the following books, as well as other sources. If you have benefited from this information, please consider supporting the authors and their works by purchasing the books below.