Pungent and warm
Lung and stomach
1. To release the exterior and cause sweating; 2. To disperse cold by invigorating yang-qi; 3. To alleviate toxins
1. Initial stage of wind-cold exterior syndrome (the very early stage of common cold). Chinese green onion (Cong Bai) is used with Fresh ginger (Sheng Jiang) and Prepared soybean (Douchi).2. Abdominal pain Pain the to stagnation of qi by cold, or retention of urine due to dysfunction of qi of the urinary bladder. The heated Chinese green onion (Congbai) is used for external application on the umbilicus.3. Boils, carbuncles, ulceration and skin disease. The mashed Chinese green onion (Congbai) can be mixed with honey and applied to the affected area.
This herb should not be taken with honey.