Bai Guo by Treasure of the East also known as Ginkgo Semen is a Chinese herb used for the patterns which tend toward heat.
Astringent and inhibiting, Ginkgo Semen (bai guo) enters the Lung channel to restrain the Lung qi, settle wheezing with profuse phlegm, alleviate turbid vaginal discharge, and contain the urine.
It is appropriate for the treatment of cough and wheezing with profuse phlegm, turbid yellow vaginal discharge, painful urinary dribbling, turbid urine, and urinary frequency.
When used for cough and wheezing, it is most suitable for patterns which tend toward heat.
• Painful Urination
• Vaginal Discharge
Taste: Sweet, Bitter
Properties: Astringent, Neutral, Slightly toxic
Actions: Preserves the Lungs and arrests wheezing, Eliminates dampness, stops discharge, and contains the urine.
Patterns: Phlegm-heat cough and wheezing, Turbid vaginal discharge and turbid urine due to deficiency and damp-heat
Contraindications: Contraindicated in patterns of excess. Use with caution where there is viscous sputum that is difficult to expectorate. Due to it slight toxicity it should not be taken in large quantities or long term.
Chinese Symptomology: Wheezing and coughing, Chronic cough, Cough with copious sputum, Vaginal discharge, Turbid urine, Turbid yellow vaginal discharge, Painful urinary dribbling, Urinary frequency
Channels Entered: Kidney, Lung
Branch: Kidney, Lung
Bai Guo Ingredients: Bai Guo – Ginkgo Semen. Non-GMO starch which contains maltodextrin, are used as excipients.
Adults mix 4.5 g in hot water and drink as tea 2 to 3 times daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Consult your herbalist or healthcare practitioner prior to using this product if you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication. Discontinue use if allergic reaction occurs.
Keep out of the reach of children.