Nature: sweet, bland, neutral
Enters: Lung, Stomach
Actions: Nourishes stomach Yin; moistens the Lungs; generates body fluids; nourishes Lung Yin.
• Yin deficiency with Yang rising, especially with emaciation, heat in the five centers (five hearts hot).
• Lung consumption, lung cancer.
• Lung heat: dry, nonproductive cough or blood-streaked sputum.
Li: Useful for chronic hepatitis with Yin deficiency; boosts the immune system.