Ban Bian Lian (Herba Lobeliae Chinensis)
The Effect of 半边莲
Slightly bitter, sweet, bland, cold; heart and bladder meridians entered.
Clear heat and remove toxicity, induce diuresis and relieve edema.
Sores and abscess with swelling pain; venomous snake bite; edema, ascitic fluid; jaundice; difficulty in urination.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 10~15 g. Proper dosage is for topical administration.
It should be avoided using in treating patients with edema due to deficiency.