Brand: TCMzone Singles
Gua Lou 40 packets 2 grams
Gua Lou Granules, 2gm sachet
Brand: TCM Zone 5:1 Singles
English name: Trichosanthes Fruit Granules
Chinese name: Gua Lou Granules
Unit Size: box of 40/2 gm packets
Potency: 5:1 extract granules
Taste: Sweet - Bensky
Properties: Cold - Bensky
Contraindications: Contraindicated for those with diarrhea due to deficiency and weakness of the Spleen and Stomach. Bensky
Chinese Symptomology: Heat-induced coughs with sputum that is thick and difficult to expectorate; Conditions in which qi accumulates in the chest leading to a stifling or distended sensation, constriction, pain, or pressure in the diaphragm; Bensky
Actions: Cools and transforms phlegm-heat, moistens the Intestines, directs turbid phlegm downward. - Bensky
Pattern: Phlegm-heat; heat-induced cough; Qi accumulations in the chest; Abscesses and nodules. - Bensky
Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Lung, Stomach - Bensky
Ingredients: Gua Lou- Trichosanthis Fructus
Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica
- Clears heat and transforms phlegm-heat: for heat-induced coughs with sputum that is thick and difficult to expectorate. Can be used as a stand-alone herb, especially in children.
- Unbinds the chest and dissipates nodules: for conditions in which qi accumulates in the chest leading to a stifling or distended sensation, constriction, pain, or pressure in the diaphragm.
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