Ginkgo Nut （BaiGuo）
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Astringes the Lungs, expels Phlegm and stops wheezing；
Stabilizes the Lower Jiao, eliminates Dampness, stops discharge and astringes the urine
Phlegm in the Lungs with wheezing and coughing (especially useful for chronic coughs or those with copious Phlegm)；
Lung Heat asthma；
Lower Jiao Deficiency with vaginal discharge and turbid urine (used for both Deficiency and Damp-Heat)
Contraindicated for those with Excess conditions.
Contraindicated for those with Exterior patterns during the initial stages of a cough.
Contraindicated for those with Lung Yin Deficiency with cough with sticky, yellow Phlegm.
Contraindicated for those with Cold and Dampness.
Use caution with viscous sputum that is difficult to expectorate.
Use with caution during pregnancy.
It is slightly toxic. Do not take in large quantities or for a long time.
Bai Guo Ye may alter bleeding time and should be used with caution for those anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications such as warfarin.
Bai Guo Ye extract may potentiate the antiplatelet and antithrombotic effects of ticlopidine.
discontinue use two to three weeks prior to surgery.