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Chinese Lobelia Herb

Ban Bian Lian
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Ban Bian Lian (Herba Lobeliae Chinensis)

  1. Ban Bian Lian
  2. Herba Lobeliae Chinensis
  3. 半边莲
  4. 半邊蓮

The Effect of Chinese Lobelia Herb


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


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


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.


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