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Introduction To Belamcanda (Blackberrylily) Rhizome (she gan)








Belamcanda (Blackberrylily) Rhizome (she gan)

Rhizoma Belamcandae


Properties: Bitter in flavour, cold in nature, it acts on the lung channel. The bitter and the cold properties can clear away heat and detoxicate. It is good at removing the phlegm-fire in the lung, detoxicating sand relieving sore throat. So it is indicated for sore throat caused by upward flaring of phlegm-fire. It is often used to treat cough and dyspnea caused by the retention of phlegm and fluid, by means of its expectorant and lumps dissolving effects.

Effects: Clearing away heat, detoxicating, expelling phlegm and relieving sore throat.


1. For the upward flaring of phlegm-fire and sore throat, it is used in combination with the drugs for removing lung-heat, expelling phlegm and relieving sore throat, such as scutellaria root, platycodon root, fritillary bulb and liquorice.

2. For cough due to phlegm-heat, it is used in combination with mulberry bark, trichosanthes fruit, fritillary bulb, the drugs for removing heat and resolving phlegm. In cases of cough and dyspnea due to cold-phlegm with thin whitish sputum, it is used with the drugs for warming the lung to reduce watery phlegm, such as pinella tuber, asarum herb (wild ginger), etc.

Dosage and Administration: 6-10g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Belamcanda (Blackberrylily) Rhizome (she gan) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Belamcanda (Blackberrylily) Rhizome (she gan) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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