Adenophora – Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae)

shashenSource: Sha Shen is the root of Glehnia littoralis Fr. Schmidt ex Miq., family Unbelliferae.

Function: Sha Shen nourishes yin, clears lung-heat, replenishes the stomach and regenerates the body fluids.

Application: Sha Shen is used for dry cough due to lung-heat or chronic cough due to deficiency of the internal organs with a dry throat and hoarse voice.