Dwarf Lilyturf Tuber/Radix Ophiopogonis / Mai Dong (8oz/pack)
Ophiopogonis is an herb known in traditional Chinese medicine for its ability to treat a yin deficiency, which means it is used to clear heat, dryness, and irritability. ... It is used to treat insomnia, anxiety, palpitations, and it is used to lower the blood pressure.
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet, slightly bitter, and it is slightly cold.
It enter the Guixin, Lung, and Stomach meridians.
Indications: Nourish yins (fluids) and lungs, clears heart and remove troubles [helps regulate heart action], benefits stomach and promotes fluid. It has been used to cure dry cough, vomiting blood, hemoptysis, pulmonary dysfunction, pulmonary carbuncle, fatigue and irritation; it reduces thirst, fever and body injury, dry throat, dry mouth, and constipation.
Cautions: It should be avoided by those who suffer from diarrhea due to cold in the spleen and stomach, phlegm, dampness and turbidity in the stomach, and violent wind-cold cough.
Avoid its use for patients with congested fluids.