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Ban Bian Lian

Ban Bian Lian
Ban Bian Lian #

Name

Ban Bian Lian (Herba Lobeliae Chinensis)

  1. Chinese Lobelia Herb
  2. 半邊蓮
  3. 半边莲
  4. Herba Lobeliae Chinensis

The Effect of Ban Bian Lian

Property

Slightly bitter, sweet, bland, cold; heart and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, induce diuresis and relieve edema.

Indications

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.

Cations

It should be avoided using in treating patients with edema due to deficiency.