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Healing Cough, Dyspnea, and Frequent Micturition–Semen Ginkgo (Bai Guo)

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Updated: Sunday, Sep 06,2009, 3:02:38 PM
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Scientific name:
Ginkgo biloba L.

Parts used:
Seeds (removed off the outer spermoderm)

Actions:
Neutral nitrogen-free component: may cause convulsion and paralysis of medulla oblongata in mice

Family:
Ginkgoaceae

TCM effects:
Astringes the lung and relieves dyspnea
Clears away turbid substance and decreases frequency of micturition

Uses:
Cough
Dyspnea
Leukorrhagia
Nocturnal emission
Frequent micturition
White and turbid urine

Dosages:
Decoction 6-9 g

Contraindication:
Crude seed or large dosage may cause poisoning.
Should be decocted for a long time.

 

Tags: Semen Healing-Coug Dyspnea

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