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Ba Jiao Lian

八角莲
八角莲 #

Name

Ba Jiao Lian (Sixangular Dysosma Rhizome)

  1. 八角莲
  2. 八角蓮
  3. Sixangular Dysosma Rhizome

The Effect of Ba Jiao Lian

Property

Bitter, pungent, cool, toxic; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Resolve phlegm and dissipate nodulation, expel stasis and alleviate pain, clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

Cough, sore throat, scrofula, snake bites, traumatic injury, sores and boils, goiter and tumor, arthralgia syndrome.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~12 g, or made into pills, powder or juice. . Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people.