TCM Therapeutic Actions:
Nurtures Lung and Kidney Yin; relieves Heat; nurtures the Lung to relieve phlegm, moistens intestines.
Chronic usage or large dosages are not recommended in cases of edema, hypokalemia, kidney disorders, hypertension and congestive heart failure.
Do not use for acute cough due to EPI. Caution: This formula can be cloying and aggravate dampness and Spleen deficiency, and impair digestion. Do not use in postpartum patients with blood stagnation or those still bleeding. Use caution with loose stools, abdominal bloating, Yin-deficient heat or excess conditions.
This formula may INCREASE the effects of sedative drugs, Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI’s), anticoagulants and antiplatelets; may increase potassium loss with diuretics and laxatives, which may interfere with antiarrhythmics.
This formula may DECREASE plasma glucose levels, and may decrease the effects of antihypertensive agents, antidiabetic medications.
This formula may have estrogen-like activity, causing hypertension and fluid retention when used with oral contraceptives. May decrease endogenous testosterone levels in men and women with polycystic ovary disease. May increase the half-life of systemic corticosteroids.
2-3 tablets twice daily with warm water.