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Jin Lian Hua

金莲花
金莲花 #

Name

Jin Lian Hua (Trollflower)

  1. 金莲花
  2. Chinese Globeflower Flower
  3. 金蓮花
  4. Flos Trollii
  5. Trollflower

The Effect of Jin Lian Hua

Property

Bitter, slightly cold; lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

Sore throat, scrofula, aphtha, swelling and pain of eye.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or made tea. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for mouthwash.

Cautions

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.