Mu Hu Die - Oroxylum Seeds

TCM Materia Medica

Mu Hu Die TCM Herb Classifications and Usages

The TCM herb "mu hu die" which in english is Mu Hu Die herb"oroxylum seeds", is categorized within the "herbs that relieve coughing and wheezing" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the liver and lung channels and exhibits cool 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:

  • Dosage: 1.5-6g

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Moistens the lungs and clears and the voice - cough, sore throat, hoarseness.
  • Comforts the liver and regulates qi - flank and epigastric pain due to constrained qi.

Mu Hu Die may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored formula (in most cases), to influence the following conditions: cough, epigastric pain and/or sore throat

As noted above, mu hu die is within the herbs that relieve coughing and wheezing functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.

(truncated intro "... generally useful for symptoms involving coughing and wheezing. often combined with other herbs to treat the overall pattern (root). )".

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