Shi Hu (Dendrobium) is a Yin nourishing herb. It is slightly cold and either sweet, or has not taste or is slightly salty. It is Lung, Stomach and Kidney herb.

It is useful for replenishing the essence of the Lung and Stomach, it clears heat. It is useful for rehydration of the respiratory and digestive systems and good for thirst and dry coughs.

Again, it forms part of various formulas we prescribe in the Clinic based on a TCM Holistic Diagnosis consultation.