Bamboo Juice (zhu
Properties: It is sweet in
flavour and cold in nature. It is tropistic to the lung,
heart, stomach channels. It¡¯s sweetness and coldness
enable it being good at lubricating. It exerts its
effect on the lung channel for removing heat-phlegm to
induce resuscitation, and on channels and collaterals to
eliminate obstruction in channels and collaterals and
remove phlegm. Therefore, it is applicable for treatment
of cough and asthma due to phlegm-heat, infantile
convulsion due to phlegm-heat, apoplexy and abundant
expectoration, and other syndromes.
heat-phlegm, arresting convulsion.
treatment of cough due to phlegm-heat, yellow sputum and
short breath, chest tightness, it can be used in
combination with Fructus Trichosanthis, Bulbus
Fritillariae, Arisaema cum Bile, Cortex Mori Radicis,
and other drugs to remove heat-phlegm, relieve cough and
For treatment of infantile accumulation of phlegm-heat,
pyrexia with acute infantile convulsion, it is
frequently used together with Calculus Bovis, Arisaema
cum Bile, Rhizoma Gastrodiae, and other drugs having the
effects of removing heat-phlegm, and heat from the liver
to arrest convulsion; For treatment of apoplexy due to
phlegm-heat, aphasia and hemiparalysis, unconsciousness,
it is usually used in combination with Fructus
Trichosanthis, Tabasheer, Calculus Bovis, and other
phlegm resolving and convulsion-arresting drugs.
Dosage and Administration:
30-60g by infusion in hot water.