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Ban Zhi Lian

Ban Zhi Lian
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Name

Ban Zhi Lian (Herba Scutellariae Barbatae)

  1. Barbed Skullcap Herb
  2. 半枝蓮
  3. 半枝莲
  4. Herba Scutellariae Barbatae

The Effect of Ban Zhi Lian

Property

Pungent, slightly bitter, cool; heart, liver, lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity; activate blood and resolve stasis; induce diuresis and alleviate edema.

Indications

Abscess and sores; swollen and sore throat; bleeding due to blood heat, hepatitis, nephritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g.

Cations

It should be given with great care to patients with blood deficiency and the pregnant women.