Chinese Herb: Hu Huang Lian (Picrorhiza Rhizome), Rhizoma Picrorrhizae
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Chinese Herb: Hu Huang Lian (Picrorhiza Rhizome), Rhizoma Picrorrhizae

Herb 1 of 7 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Dry Dampness

Cold Hu Huang Lian (Rhizoma Picrorrhizae)
Channels:
LIV, ST, LI.
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Rhizoma Picrorrhizae
Chinese:
胡簧莲
Tone Marks:
hú huáng lián
Translation:
Barbarian Yellow Link

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears Damp-Heat
    For dysentery, diarrhea, and hemorrhoids.
  • Clears Heat from Deficiency
    For heat signs caused by a deficiency of Yin.
  • Clears Heat and Reduces Childhood malnutrition
    When childhood nutritional impairment is present with afternoon fevers, abdominal distention, and dysentery.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Caution in cases of weak spleen and stomach.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-9 grams.
  • Part used: root.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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