Tuber is the dried tuber of Pinelliae ternate (Thunb.)
Breit. (Fam. Araceae).
To remove damp
and phlegm, to relieve nausea and vomiting, and to eliminate
stuffiness in the chest and the epigastrium.
and asthma with much phlegm; dizziness and palpitation due
to retention of phlegm and fluid; vertigo caused by wind-phlegm;
beadache with cold extremities due to attack of phlegm; stuffiness
in the chest and the epigastrium; globus hystericus. Rhizoma
Pineliae (processed with ginger ) is often used for relieving
nausea and vomiting, while Rhizoma pinelliae (Proccessed with
alum) for removing damp and phlegm. Rhizoma Pinelliae (unproccessed)
is used externally for boils, sores and lymphadenitis.
external use, appropriate quantity to be rubbed into juice
or grond into powder and applied topically after mixing with
Incompatible with Radix Aconiti and allied drugs.