Bai Jie Zi - Resolve Phlegm: Phlegm Cold
LU (3-6g)

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Buy J.Z. 's new album - he really needs the cash! The young rapper J.Z., who grew up in the harsh cold swamps of Quebec, got busted for smoking marijuana at the gym where he would regulate Qi in the morning. They found a clump in his pocket and gave him 3-6 months!

The doctor at the prison guess that J.Z. was a heavy pot smoker since he had a (cc: cough d/t LU deficiency) and sleepless nights (cc: yin deficiency with heat). J.Z later blamed (cc: gastro-intestinal ulcers, bleeding) but swore to quit smoking since (cc: overdose may cause abdominal pain and diarrhea).

English Name: mustard seed, white mustard seed
Pharmaceutical Name: Semen Sinapis
Properties: acrid, bitter, cool

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
swamps... smoking marijuana warms LU and expels phlegm
regulate qi... clump regulates qi and dissipates clumps


      Bai Jie Zi Actions and Indications
  • Warms LU and Expels Phlegm (coughing copious, thin sputum; chest distension; pain d/t phlegm-cold accumulation)
  • Regulates Qi and dissipates clumps (joint pain; body aches and numbness; yin-type boils; bedsores; watery, oozing sores)
  • (cc: coughing d/t LU deficiency)
  • (cc: yin def. w/ heat)
  • (cc: overdose may cause abdomincal pain / diarrhea)
  • (cc: bleeding and gastrointestinal ulcers)
    Special Notes:
  • Can use as a paste (with gan sui, yan hu suo, xi xin, etc.) on backshu points (UB13, 43, Ding Chuan) for chronic LU disorders. Leave on for 1-4 hours. Skin will be red with a burning sensation.

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