The Effect of 石莲子
Sweet, astringent, slightly bitter, cold; spleen, stomach, heart and lung meridians entered.
Clear damp-heat, clear away the heart-fire, stimulate the appetite, induce tranquilization, secure essence and check diarrhea.
Dysentery with vomiting, poor appetite, spermatorrhea, restlessness, insomnia, morbid leucorrhea, turbid urine.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~12 g. Use the raw product when clearing damp-heat and use with Lian Zi Xin for the effect of clearing away the heart-fire and inducing tranquilization.
It is contraindicated for protracted dysentery with deficiency-cold.