Scientific Name: Panacis Quinquefolii L. Radix
Part Used: Root
Energy: Mild, Slightly Cool
Channel entered: Heart, Lung, stomach
Functions: Nourishes yin, cleanses heat, increases salivation, supplements lungs, moistens and depresses fire.
Lung's Yin deficiency and excessive fire manifested as asthma and cough with bloody sputum. Exhaustion of qi and yin from febrile disease manifested as thirst, irritability, shortness of breath and deficient pulse.