Luo Han Guo (Momordica Fruit)

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Latin Name: Fructus Momordicae

Properties: sweet, cool

Actions: clears heat, moistens lung, stops cough, moistens intestines, unblocks bowels, generates fluid, stops thirst

Medical Indications: chronic and dry cough, acute and chronic bronichitis, dry throat with thirst, acute gastritis, constipation, chronic enteritis

Contraindications: not to be used during pregnancy

Dosage: 9 to 15 grams

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