Dry Lily Bulb/ Long Ya Bai He (8 oz)
Pleasant tasting, sweet; slightly bitter;
Its actions are slightly cooling.
This product is called dried succulent lily bulb, leaves of lily plant, lily of the valley, or lily. It treats lung dryness or chronic “yin deficiency,” coughing, spitting bloody phlegm, following fever with residual inflammation, anxiety, palpitations, dizziness and edema. It enters the Heart and Lung Channels.
Indications Nourishes Yin (enhances fluids and tissue in lung, stomach and kidney,) nourishes the lungs, relieves cough, and calms the mind. It improves chronic lung dryness.
Major herbal combinations:
(1) For cough and hemoptysis (bloody nose) from lung dryness or yin deficiency, it is often used with Chuan Bei Mu (Tendrilled Fritillaria Bulb)
(2) For Clearing the mind and calming the nerves, “turbid heat” mental confusion after fever, insomnia, mental confusion it is often used with Rehmannia glutinosa.
Dosage: Oral: Jiantang, 6~12g; or pill and powder; steamed or porridge.
Topical: Appropriate amount, apply. Cautions: People with cough and cold and diarrhea should not take it.