Fructus Perillae

 

Source
Fruit of Perilla frutescens (L.) Britt. var. acuta (Thunb.) Kudo, family Labiatae.

Characteristics
Fruit appearing as small spheroidal nut, 1.5-2.0 mm in diameter. Surface grey-brown, with protruding reticular marks; base with scars of fruit stalk. Acrid in taste, warm in nature, and attributive to lung channeL

Indication
1. Eliminate phlegm, relieve cough and dyspnea: For productive cough with dyspnea and feeling of fullness and oppression in the chest, usually used together with Semen Sinapis Albae and Semen Raphani (Decoction Containing Three Kinds of Seed for the Aged).
2. Moisturize the intestine and relax the bowels: For constipition due to dryness of the intestine.

Administration Decoction: 3-9g
(crushed before decocting).


   

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