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Su Zi #1254M

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Pin Ying Name: Su Zi

Chinese Name: 蘇子

English Name: Perilla Seed

Latin Name: Perillae Frutescentis, Fructus

Herbs that Transform Phlegm and Stop Coughing: Herbs that Relieve Cough and Wheezing (Anti-Asthmatics)
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Acrid
Warm
LukeWarm
Large Intestine
Lung
3-10g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Stops coughing, calms wheezing, descends Qi and dissolves Phlegm

  • Coughing and wheezing with copious Phlegm due to Phlegm accumulation
  • Especially useful when exhalation is more labored than inhalation with a stifling sensation in the chest

Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the stool

  • Constipation due to dry Intestines
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with severe diarrhea from Qi Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with cough and asthma due to Qi and Yin Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with long-term cough.
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency wheezing and rebellious Qi.