Fritillaria ( 川贝母 ) ...Chinese Herb...
Latin Plant Name
Pinyin Mandarin Name
Chuan Bei Mu
Common English Name
Part of Plant Used
This herb is used in. formulas that treat most any type of cough (TCM: except coughs associated with deficient Spleen), and various types- of nodular formations (TCM: phlegm-fire hardening); also used to treat chronic bronchitis, tuberculosis, and chronic cough with sparse or hardened phlegm.
Traditional Usages and Functions
Clears heat, transforms phlegm, and stops coughing; clears heat and dissipates nodules.
Common Formulas Used In
Apricot Seed and Fritillaria; Fritillaria Extract Tablet.
Cautions in Use
Do not use where there is a deficient cold-phlegm pattern in the Spleen or Stomach.