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Names for Cao Guo
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Amomi Tsao-Ko
Botanical: Amomum tsaoko Crevost & Lemaire(Zingiberaceae)
Other names: Chao Cao Guo, Cao Guo Ren
Description: Tsaoko Amomum Fruit.

Dries Dampness; Warms the Middle; Stops malaria; ...

Origin of cao guo
Yunnan, Guangxi, Guizhou.;

Preparation of cao guo
The fruits are collected in autumn when ripe, removed from foreign matter, and dried in the sun. They are then stir-fried until yellow in color, and crushed to collect the seed.;

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