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Ban Lan Gen (Woad Root or Isatis Root)

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Cold Ban Lan Gen (Radix Isatidis seu Baphicacanthi)
Channels:
HT, LU, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Isatidis seu Baphicacanthi
Chinese:
板蓝根
Tone Marks:
băn lán gēn

Actions

  • Removes Heat and Toxins, Cools the Blood, and Benefits the Throat
    For fevers, epidemic disorders including influenza and meningitis, mumps, and swollen throat conditions. Also effective in treating acute parotitis, erysipelas, and Damp-Heat jaundice.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use in cases without fire toxins, or in patients with a weak constitution.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 15-30 grams.
  • Part used: root

Notes

  • The leaf is of this plant is Da Qing Ye (Folium Daqingye)

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