Common Anemarrhena Rhizome， Rhizome of Common Anemarrhena / Zhi Mu 16oz
Because anemarrhena brings moisture and coolness, it will bring relief to excessive internal heat and dryness symptoms such as fever , thirst, irritability, racing pulse, cough, bleeding gums, night sweat, insomnia , and hot flashes .
In TCM the herb is used internally for a variety of disorders, including congestive fever, high fever, chronic bronchitis, excessive sweating, dry throat, cough, dizziness, lumbago (acupuncturetoday.com)
Health benefits: Chronic bronchitis, Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Oliguria, High blood pressure, Ulcers of the mouth and/or bleeding gums (healthbenefitstimes.com)
Bitter taste; Effects; cold in nature
It is the rhizome of Liliaceae plant Anemarrhena.
It has been used to cure fever and diabetes, inflammatory joint pain, cough with lung heat [thick yellow phlegm] dry stool, difficulty in urination.
It enters the Meridians of Lung, Stomach, and Kidney Channels.
Indications: Nourishes yin and lowers fire, moisturizes dryness, and smooths intestines.
Dosage Oral administration: decoction, 6~12g, or into pills or powder.
To clear away heat and relieve fire, nourish yin and moisturize dryness, it is suitable for raw use; when entering the kidneys to reduce fire and nourish yin, it is appropriate to stir-fry in saltwater.
Cautions: Avoid use with spleen and stomach deficiency and cold, loose stools