$6.95 USA Shipping • 90-Day Hassle-Free Returns

Home » Gu Zhi Hua – Oroxylum Seed – Semen Oroxyli

Gu Zhi Hua – Oroxylum Seed – Semen Oroxyli

Gu Zhi Hua

English Name: oroxylum, broken-bones tree (fruit)

Pharmaceutical Name: Semen Oroxyli

Medica Category: Cough- and Wheezing- Relieving Herbs

Properties: Gua Zhi Hua enters the Liver and Lung channels; it is sweet and bland in nature and cool in temperature.

What is Gua Zhi Hua?:

The Chinese Herb Gu Zhi Hua is the dried seed that comes from Oroxylum indicum (or the broken-bones tree), which is a medium-sized (10-12 ft. high) deciduous tree native to India. It produces bell-shaped, purple flowers on a long stalk that are raised above the foliage and long, flat seed pods that hang down like swords. Within these seed pods are contained flat, papery seeds that are a couple inches long. It is these seeds that are collected and dried for use as medicine.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Gua Zhi Hua:

Gua Zhi Hua moistens the Lung, relieves cough, and restores the voice when these presentations are the result of heat and dryness. It is often combined with Pang Da Hai (malva fruit) and made into tea for this purpose).

Products Containing Tag: Gu Zhi Hua – Oroxylum Seed – Semen Oroxyli

No results found

You can try clearing any filters or head to our store’s home

Latest Blog Posts

  • Chinese Herbs for Atrial Fibrillation 

    Ever feel like your heart is dancing to its own beat? You may be experiencing Atrial Fibrillation (commonly known as AFib), which is a condition that causes irregular heartbeats. Having frequent palpitations or an irregular heartbeat can be quite unsettling, plus it may bring potential health risks along with it.  While modern medicine offers various…

  • Chinese Herbs for Asthma

    Struggling to breathe? That’s a feeling no one wants to experience. Unfortunately, for over 262 million people across the world, conditions like asthma can quite literally “take your breath away.” But beyond inhalers and mediations, is there anything you can do to reduce asthma attacks – or even stop them from occurring altogether? Asthma is…

  • Chinese Herbs for Fall Allergies 

    Ah, fall – the season of vibrant leaves, cozy sweaters, and pumpkin-spiced everything. But for many, it also brings the less-than-pleasant arrival of fall allergies.  If you’re one of those people sneezing and sniffling your way through the autumn months, you’re not alone. The constant sneezing, itchy eyes, and runny nose can make it difficult…