Organ Meridian Systems :
Heart, Lung, Stomach
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Traditional Medicinal Uses:
Ophiopogonis Radix is used to moistens the lungs and is recommended when there is hacking, dry cough, or a cough with thick sputum, or when there is coughing uyp of blood.
The herbs is said to cool and nourish the yin of the Lungs, Heart and Stomach. It has been reported that Ophiopogon is able to lower blood sugar, reduce inflammation and protect the body from bacterial infections.