Lu Gen

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Name: Phragmites (蘆根)

Pinyin: Lu Gen

Pharm. Name: Rhizoma Phragmitis






Acrid, Sweet

Clear heat and generate fluids, clear stomach heat and stop vomiting, clear lung heat and expel phlegm, discharge pus, induce diuresis.

Lung, Stomach

15-30g, 60g (Maximum, Rashes)



The rhizome of perennial herbaceous plant gramineae-Phragmites communis. It is effective for clearing heat at qi system. For heat pathogens entering qi system, manifested as high fever, sweat, irritable thirst, it has the actions of dispelling heat, stopping irritability and quenching thirst. Because of its mild actions, it is only used as an assistant herb to Shi Gao and Zhi Mu. It can clear and purge stomach heat and promote fluids generation to quench thirst, and harmonize stomach to arrest vomiting, it is indicated for thirst and polydipsia caused by stomach heat consuming body fluids and for vomiting caused by adverse rising of stomach heat.


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*All granules can be made into capsules. All capsules are sold in pairs of 2 (Two bottle increment).