Winter Melon Seed (Dong Gua Ren)

冬瓜仁
Benincasa seed (Dongguaren)

The Benincasa seed (Dongguaren), or Chinese wax gourd seed, is sweet and cold in properties, and clears heat in the lungs, resolves phlegm and eliminates pus. The herb is indicated in cough due to heat in the lungs, lung abscess and intestinal abscess. The dosage is 10-15 g.

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