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Shi Hu

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 07:10 PM
Tonify Deficiencies

1 TASTE
Sweet and slightly cold


2 MERIDIANS
Lung and kidney


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To tonify the yin and clear heat; 2. To promote the production of body fluids and nourish the stomach


4 INDICATIONS
1.Yin consumed by febrile diseases or deficient yin in the stomach manifested as dry tongue, thirst and red tongue proper with scanty coating. Dendrobium (Shi Hu) is used with Ophiopogon root (Maidong), Glehnia root (Sha Shen) and Fresh rehmannia root (Sheng Di Huang).    2. Afternoon fever caused by deficient yin and internal heat. Dendrobium (Shihu) is used with Fresh rehmannia root (Shengdihuang), Swallowwort root (Bai Wei) and Asparagus root(Tian Men Dong).


5 DOSAGE
6-15g


6 COUTIONS
This herb should be cooked first before the other herbs are added to the decoction. It is contraindicated for a person in the early stage of febrile disease.


Shi Hu

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