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Barbed Skullcap Herb

Ban Zhi Lian
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Ban Zhi Lian (Herba Scutellariae Barbatae)

  1. Ban Zhi Lian
  2. Herba Scutellariae Barbatae
  3. 半枝莲
  4. 半枝蓮

The Effect of Barbed Skullcap Herb


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


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


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

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g.


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