Gua Lou Ren (Tricosanthes Seed)
Chinese Herb: Gua Lou Ren (Tricosanthes Seed)
Tricosanthes Kirilowii Maxim; Trichosanthis Semen
The Tricosanthes seed is classified as an herb transforms Phlegm-Heat and figures into recipes that Clear Heat and stop bleeding. Sweet in flavor and cold in energy, this herb enters the Liver, Lung, and Stomach meridians. Per the 18 Incompatibilities, it should not be used with Fu Zi.
Large Intestine, Lung, Stomach