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Ban Chun Lian

半春莲
半春莲 #

Name

Ban Chun Lian (Wusuli dragonflyorchis rhizome)

Sources

The drug is the root or entire Herb of Tulotis ussuriensis (Regel et Maack ) Hara (family Orchidaceae), growing on slopes in forests, and distributed in Jilin, Shaaxi, Xinhiang, Zhejiang, Hunan, Sichuan of China.

  1. 半春莲
  2. Tulotis ussuriensis
  3. Wusuli dragonflyorchis rhizome
  4. Xiao Hua Qing Ting Lan
  5. 小花蜻蜓兰

The Effect of Ban Chun Lian

Actions

Clear heat, relieve swelling and remove toxicity.

Indications

Traumatic injury, sore and boils, snake bites, thrush, rheumatic arthritis, toothache caused by deficiency fire.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with the fresh.