Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthis Radix)
Properties: bitter, slightly sweet, cold
Channels: Lungs, Stomach
Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also strongly generates fluids, moistens Lung dryness, resolves toxicity and expels pus (especially breast abscess combined with Pu Gong Ying).
Additional Notes: See its use as an alternative in Xiao Chai Hu Tang as discussed in the Shang Han Lun.