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Hong Han Lian

红旱莲
红旱莲 #

Name

Hong Han Lian (Herba Hyperici)

  1. 红旱莲
  2. Giant St.John'swort Herb
  3. Herba Hyperici
  4. 紅旱蓮

The Effect of Hong Han Lian

Property

Slightly bitter, cold; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Cool blood to stop bleeding, activate blood and regulate the menstruation, clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

Abnormal menstruation, traumatic bleeding, traumatic injury, malaria, diarrhea, snake bites, eczema, scalds, hematochezia, urine with blood, hematemesis, dysmenorrhea, hepatitis, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, oligogalactia, cold due to wind-heat, impetigo.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.