Hog Fennel Root – Qian Hu (Radix Peucedani)

qianhuSource: Qian Hu – the root of Peucedanum praeruptorum Dunn and P. decurisivum Maxim., family Umbelliferae.

Function: Qian Hu lowers the adverse-rising of qi and resolves phlegm, expels wind and heat.

Application: Qian Hu is used for cough, breathing difficulty and thick sputum. Combined with other herbs Qian Hu can treat cough due to heat or cold phlegm.