Ma Dou Ling (Birthwort Fruit) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Birthwort Fruit
  • Pinyin Name:  Ma Dou Ling
  • Clears the lungs, transforms phlegm - cough, wheezing due to either lung heat or lung deficiency accompanied by heat signs, as long as there is phlegm clogging the lungs.
  • Hypertension, bleeding hemorrhoids.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Relieve Coughing and Wheezing

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-9g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Lung ◦ Large Intestine

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han) ◦ Bitter (Ku) ◦ Acrid

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Contains Aristolochic Acid.


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Ma Dou Ling

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Ma Dou Ling (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

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