Glehnia (bei sha shen)

Nature: Slightly cold; sweet and slightly bitter; attributive to lungs and stomach.


Glehnia / Radix Glehniae

(bei sha shen) 北沙參


 

Nature: Slightly cold; sweet and slightly bitter; attributive to lungs and stomach.

Characteristics: Roots, light and brittle in texture. A superior herb used commonly in health tonic.


Therapeutic effects: Nourish yin, moisturize lung and eliminate phlegm; promote the production of stomach fluid. Used for treating chronic dry cough and dry throat and thirst.