Zhu Li (Dried Bamboo Sap)

Zhu Li (Dried Bamboo Sap)

Herb 18 of 19 in Herbs that Cool and Transform Phlegm-Heat

Cold Zhu Li (Bambusae Succus)
Channels:
HT, LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Very Cold
Latin:
Bambusae Succus
Chinese:
竹沥
Tone Marks:
zhú lì
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears Heat, Transforms Phlegm
    One of the most important phlegm dispelling herbs often used for epilepsy, stroke, aphasia, paralysis, sudden unconsciousness, clenched jaws, difficulty with speech, infantile convulsions, meningitis, and fainting due to phlegm obstructing the heart
  • Stops Cough
    For cough with yellow, viscous sputum, chest congestion and a stifling sensation

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use in cases of cough due to cold
  • Do not use in cases with loose stools due to Spleen Deficiency

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 30-50 grams in decoction, dissolved immediately prior to ingestion (Chen)
  • 30-60 grams in decoction (Bensky)

References Used

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