Gan Cao



Channels: Heart, Lung, Spleen, Stomach

Flavors: sweet, neutral


Tonifies Spleen and augments qi, moistens Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops coughing, moderates spasm and alleviates pain, clears heat and relives fire toxicity


Good for: moderates spasms, and alleviates pain, moistens lungs, resolves phlegm, stops cough, canker type sores and ulcerations, shortness of breath, low energy, loose stools. Often used in combination with Bai Shao for spasms.