Chinese Herb: Ban Zhi Lian (Barbat Skullcap or Scutellaria), Radix Scutellariae Barbatae
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Chinese Herb: Ban Zhi Lian (Barbat Skullcap or Scutellaria), Radix Scutellariae Barbatae

Herb 5 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Cold Ban Zhi Lian (Radix Scutellariae Barbatae)
Channels:
LI, LIV, LU, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Scutellariae Barbatae
Chinese:
半枝莲
Tone Marks:
bàn zhī lián
Translation:
Half branch lotus

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears Heat, Invigorates the Blood, Relieves Toxins and Reduces Inflammation
    For cirrhosis of the Liver, ascites, various types of cancer, and hepatitis. Also effective for swelling, trauma, sores, abscesses, insect and snake bites.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Contraindicated during pregnancy and in cases of blood deficiency.

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 15-60 grams.
  • Part used: entire plant.
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