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Tian Hua Fen

Posted by: admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 06:46 PM
Clear Heat

1 TASTE
Bitter, slightly sweet and cold


2 MERIDIANS
Lung and stomach


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To clear heat and promote the production of body fluids; 2. To reduce swelling and dispel pus


4 INDICATIONS
1. Thirst in febrile diseases. Trichosanthes root (Tian Hua Fen) is used with Glehnia root (Sha Shen), Ophiopogon root (Maidong), and Reed root (Lu Gen).2. Extreme thirst in diabetes. Trichosanthes root (Tianhuafen) is used with Pueraria root (Ge Gen), Schisandra fruit (Wu Wei Zi) and Anemarrhena rhizome (Zhi Mu).3. Dry cough due to lung heat. Trichosanthes root (Tianhuafen) is used with Mulberry bark (Sang Bai Pi), Tendrilled fritillary bulb (Chuan Bei Mu) and Platycodon root (Jie Geng).4. Boils and carbuncles. Trichosanthes root (Tianhuafen) is used with fritillary bulb (Chuanbeimu) and Honeysuckle flower (Jin Yin Hua).


5 DOSAGE
10-15 g


6 COUTIONS
This herb should be used with caution during pregnancy.


Tian Hua Fen

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