Rhizome of Fragrant Solomonseal / Yu Zhu Pian (8 oz)
Solomon's Seal is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb to nourish the lungs and stomach yin. It moistens dryness and sinews. Solomon's Seal benefits the lungs, supports skin health and promotes the body's natural fluid regulation process. Solomon's Seal has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant effects. (1stchineseherbs.com)
Solomon's seal is used to treat lung disorders, reduce swelling (inflammation), and [topically] to dry out tissue and draw it together (as an astringent). Some people apply Solomon's seal directly to the skin for bruises, ulcers, or boils on the fingers, hemorrhoids, skin redness, and water retention (edema). (rxlist.com)
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet and cooling in effect.
This product is the dried rhizome of Polygonatum odoratum. It has been used to cure febrile wounds, cough and polydipsia, asthenia and fever, excess hunger, frequent urination. It enters the Lung and Stomach meridians.
Indications: It is used to nourish yin, moisturize dryness, relieve irritability, quench thirst.
① "The Classic": The main body is in the storm heat, can not be shaken, stumbled, and deficiencies. Jiufu goes to the black and wild face, good color and moisturizing. [stuck, deficiency heat]
② "Don't Record": The main body of the heart is dysfunction and heat, damp toxin, low back pain, cold in the stem, and tears in the eye canthus.
③ "Medicinal Properties Theory": The main period is cold and heat, insufficient internal supplements, depletion and heat, headache and restlessness.
④ "Materia Medica Supplements": The master is smart, regulates the blood and makes people strong.
⑤ "Four Tones of Materia Medica": nourish the middle, nourish qi.
⑥ "Rihuazi Materia Medica": For boredom, quenches thirst, nourishes the heart and lungs, replenishes five fatigues and seven injuries, for wasting disease, waist and foot pain, madness in the sky [hysteria?].
⑦Li Gao: Nourishes the liver and removes heat. The main wind is in the end.
⑧"Southern Yunnan Materia Medica": Tonic blood, nourish the middle and spleen.
⑨ "Compendium": Mainly wind temperature and spontaneous sweating, and malaria, cold and heat, spleen and stomach deficiency, frequent urination of men, loss of sperm, all wasting.
⑩ "Guangxi Traditional Chinese Medicine History": nourishing yin, clearing lungs and moisturizing dryness. Cure Yin deficiency, hyperhidrosis, dry cough, and pulmonary dysfunction.
Oral administration: Decoction, 6~12g; boil to make an ointment, soak in wine or make pill or powder.
External use: appropriate amount, fresh product pounded and applied; or boiled ointment applied. If there is heat in yin deficiency, it is better to produce and use.
Cautions: People with phlegm and dampness in the stomach should not take it.