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He Zi #1205M

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Pin Ying Name: He Zi

Chinese Name: 訶子

English Name: Chebulic Myrobalan

Latin Name: Chebulae, Fructus

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Herbs that Stabilize and Bind (Astringents)
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Sour
Astringent
Neutral
Warm
Lung
Stomach
Large Intestine
Spleen
Kidney
3-10g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Astringes the Intestines and stops diarrhea

  • Chronic diarrhea and dysenteric disorders (both Heat and Cold patterns)
  • Intestinal Wind with hemafecia

Contains leakage of Lung Qi, stops coughing, improves the condition of the throat (Descends Lung Qi) and relieves Qi Stagnation in the diaphragm and chest

  • Chronic coughing, wheezing, and especially loss of voice
  • Coughing due to Phlegm-Fire Obstructing the Lungs (in combination)
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with exterior patterns.
  • Contraindicated for those with internal accumulation and Stagnation of Damp-Heat.
  • Use with caution for those with acute coughing and diarrhea.
  • Use with caution for those with Spleen Deficiency.
  • It may inhibit digestive function.