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Lu Hui #1265

Pin Ying Name: Lu Gen

Chinese Name: 蘆根

English Name: Phragmites

Latin Name: Phragmitis, Rhizoma

Herbs that Clear Heat and Drain Fire: Herbs that Clear Heat in the Qi Stage
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
15-30g 60g (Maximum, Rashes)
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Clears Heat and irritability from the Lungs and Stomach and generates fluids

  • Internal Heat patterns with high fever, irritability and thirst, dry mouth and throat.
  • Lung Heat (especially when acute) , Lung carbuncle, Lung abscess

Clears Stomach Heat, regulates Stomach Qi, relieves thirst and stops vomiting

  • Stomach Heat (especially when accompanied by rebellious Qi)

Clears Heat and promotes urination

  • Dark, scanty urine and hematuria especially when accompanied by irritability and thirst

Vents rashes

  • Wind-Heat rashes that are not completely expressed

Relieves food poisoning

  • Relieves food poisoning due to ingestion of fish and crabs
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Use caution for those with Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold.
  • Contraindicated for those with distention due to Cold sudden turmoil disorder.
  • Contraindicated for those with vomiting due Cold upset Stomach.