Chinese Green Onion (Congbai)
|Pharmaceutical Name:||Bulbus Allii Fistulosi|
|Botanical Name:||Allium fistulosum L.|
|Common Name:||Allium Bulb
Chinese Green Onion
|Source of Earliest Record:||Shennong Bencao Jing|
|art Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:||The fresh, white bulb is gathered in any season.
|Properties and Taste:||Pungent and warm
|Meridian:||Lung and stomach
|Functions:||To release the exterior and cause sweating
To disperse cold by invigorating Yang-Qi
To alleviate toxins
|Indications and Combinations:||1. Initial stage of wind-cold exterior syndrome (the very early stage of common cold).
*Use with Fresh ginger (Shengjiang) and Prepared soybean (Douchi).
2. Abdominal pain due to stagnation of Qi of the urinary bladder.
*The heated Chinese green onion (Congbai) is used for external application on the umbilicus.
3. Boils, carbuncles, ulceration and skin disease.
*The mashed Chinese green onion (Congbai) can be mixed with honey and applied to the affected area.
|Cautions:||This herb should not be taken with honey.|