Mulberry Leaves for Flu, Cough, and Eye Inflammation

[Name]
Mulberry Leaves, Folium Mori

[Chinese Name]
Sang Ye

[Parts Used and Preparation]
Leaves

[Flavors in Chinese Medicine]
Sweet, bitter; cold

[Chinese Medicine Meridians/Channels]
Lung and Liver

[Actions in Chinese Medicine]
The herb can expel pathogenic wind and heat factors, clear the heat from the Lung and Liver, stop coughing, and improve the vision.

[Uses in Chinese Medicine]
• Infectious diseases, flu caused by exogenous pathogenic wind–heat factors, with symptoms including fever, dizziness, headaches, cough, and sore throat.
• Cough, thick phlegm caused by the pathogenic dry-heat factors in the Lung.
• Eye inflammation, dry or red eyes, or blurred vision.

[Recommended Dosages]
5–10 grams. Add water to make decoctions.

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