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Lian Xu

Lian Xu
Lian Xu #

Name

Lian Xu (Lotus Stamen)

  1. Stamen Nelumbinis
  2. 蓮須
  3. Lotus Stamen
  4. 莲须

The Effect of Lian Xu

Property

Sweet, astringent, neutral; heart and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear away the heart-fire, tonify the kidney, secure essence and stop bleeding.

Indications

Diarrhea, dysentery, leukorrhagia, hematemesis, metrorrhagia, nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea, nose bleeding.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or powder.

Cations

It is contraindicated for difficult urination and using with Di Huang, shallot, Da Suan.