Chinese Herbs: Bai Lian (Ampelopsis, Japanese Ampelopsis Root), Radix Ampelopsis
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Chinese Herbs: Bai Lian (Ampelopsis, Japanese Ampelopsis Root), Radix Ampelopsis

Herb 28 of 29
Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Cool Bai Lian (Radix Ampelopsis)
Channels:
HT, ST, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Cool
Latin:
Radix Ampelopsis
Tone Marks:
bái liàn

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears Heat and Toxins, Reduces Abscesses and Heals Wounds
    It can be used alone for conditions where Heat and Toxins have caused sores and abscesses. It reduces swellings and treats carbuncles, burns (topically), skin redness and lesions. Especially good for when ulcers fail to heal.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use for pale flat Yin type abscesses
  • Do not use on patients with weak ST Qi

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 5-10 grams in Decoction (Chen)
  • 3-9 Grams in Decoction (Bensky)

This herb is incompatible with:
  • Fu Zi (Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli)
  • Cao Wu (Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii Preparata)
  • Chuan Wu (Radix Aconiti Preparata)