The TCM herb "chuan bei mu" which in english is "fritillaria bulb", is categorized within the "herbs that cool and transform phlegm heat" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the heart and lung channels and exhibits bitter (ku), cold (han) and sweet (gan) taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Chuan Bei Mu has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding chuan bei mu:
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, chuan bei mu is generally included in the following 2 formulas:
General yin deficiency signs may present as night sweats, heat in the soles and palms, and flusing. Cough/wheezing, possible blood in the sputum, dry and sore throat may present from lung yin and qi…
As noted above, chuan bei mu is within the herbs that cool and transform phlegm heat functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
(truncated intro "... used for phlegm-heat and dry-phlegm patterns - coughs, scrofula, goiters (stagnant phlegm-fire in the channel), convulsions. )".