Fo Shou (Finger Citron Fruit) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Fo Shou
English Name: Finger Citron Fruit

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Regulates and soothes liver Qi - rib pain and distention, belching.
  • Harmonizes the stomach and strengthens the spleen - epigastric pain and distention, lack of appetite, belching, vomiting.
  • Dries dampness and transforms phlegm - chronic cough with phlegm and chest pain (weak, not well suited for acute conditions).

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 6-9g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

There are currently no contraindications listed.

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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