- Longstamen Onion Bulb
- Allii Macrostemonis Bulbus
|Medicinal Group||Qi-regulating medicinal|
Dried bulb of Allium macrostemon Bge. or Allium chinensis G. Don (Fam. Liliaceae)
|Nature and Flavors||pungent, bitter; warm|
|Meridian Affinity||Lung, Stomach, Large intestine|
To remove the retained phlegm from the chest, promote the flow of qi and relieve its stagnation
Angina pectoris; cough and dyspnea caused by retained phlegm; tenesmus in dysentery
- Allii Macrostemonis Bulbus has been shown to possess good anticancer activities and related properties such as antioxidation, nitrite scavenging, nitrosamine synthesis blocking and immune enhancement, and has been widely used as an effective auxiliary drug in the treatment of some malignant tumors.
- Lai QK, Tao RL, Zhao YJ, Zi RF, He Q. (2015). Advances in study of anticancer properties of Allii Macrostemonis Bulbus. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. , 40(24):4811-6.