Light Wheat (Fuxiaomai)
|Pharmaceutical Name:||Fructus Tritici levis|
|Botanical Name:||Triticum aestivum|
|Common Name:||Light wheat|
|Source of Earliest Record:||Bencao Mengquan|
|art Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:||The light grain is first soaked in water and then dried.|
|Properties and Taste:||Sweet and cool|
|Functions:||To tonify qi and clear heat
To stop sweating
|Indications and Combinations:||Weakness of the body manifested as spontaneous sweating or night sweating.
*Use with Oyster shell (Muli), Astragalus root (Huangqi) and Ephedra root (Mahuanggen) in the formula Muli San.