Bulbus fritillariae cirrhosae

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Dried bulbus fritillariae cirrhosae

Bulbus fritillariae cirrhosae (simplified chinese : 川贝母, pinyin : chuānbèimǔ) is the bulb of Fritillaria genus from the Liliaceae (or Lilly) family, called Fritillaria cirrhosa. It is used in Chinese herbology, for example in the Baihe Gujin Wan, to "nourish yin of the lung, resolve phlegm and relieve cough".