Bai Fu Zi - Transform Phlegm Cold
LV, SP, ST (1.5-6g)

Bai Fu Zi - The white fuzzy seed
The white fuzzy was expelled from the freezing cold swamp by a strong rainy wind storm. When it finally stopped convulsing the wind blew it towards the nose of a lady with nodules who whas suffering from a toxic snake bite.

After the encounter the white fuzzy was careful to avoid (cc: pregnancy) and any woman with sleepless nights (cc: yin deficiency with heat).

English Name: giant typhonium rhizome
Pharmaceutical Name: Rhizoma Typhoni
Properties: toxic, acrid, sweet, warm

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
expelled from the freezing cold swamp by a strong rainy wind... stopped convulsing expels wind phlegm; dries damp; stops convulsions (category: phlegm-cold)
toxic... nodules relieves toxicity; dissapates nodules
pregnancy cc: pregnancy


      Bai Fu Zi Actions and Indications
  • Dries dampness, expels wind-phlegm; stops convulsions (wind stroke, facial paralysis hemiplegia, migraine headache, numbness, seizures)
  • Relieves Toxicity; Dissipates nodules (snake-bite; scrofula, and other nodules due to phlegm and toxicity: topical use w/ sheng form)
  • (cc: pregnancy)
  • (cc: yin def w/ heat signs)
    Alternate Forms:
  • Zhi- internal use
  • Sheng: use topically - toxic

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