Pinyin name: Bai Jie Zi
Aka: Huang Jie Zi
Source: Ming Yi Za Zhu
English name: White Mustard Seed, Mustard Seed
Botanical name: Semen Brassicae
Pharmaceutical name: Semen Sinapis Albae
Properties: acrid, warm
Channels entered: lung
Chinese therapeutic actions: warms the lung, dispels phlegm, regulates Chi, dissipates nodules, opens channels and collaterals, and relieves pain.
This herb is available by the pound in either raw or powdered form.