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Lian Zi Xin (Lotus Plumule)

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Cold Lian Zi Xin (Plumula Nelumbinis Nuciferae)
Channels:
HT, PER
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Plumula Nelumbinis Nuciferae
Chinese:
连子心
Tone Marks:
lián zĭ xīn
Alt Names:
Lian Xin, Lian Yi

Actions

  • Sedates Heart Fire and Calms the Spirit
    For heat transferring into the pericardium channel causing delirium, restlessness, confusion, and irritability. Also used to alleviate thirst, temporarily lower Blood pressure, and help insomnia.
  • Stops Bleeding and Astringes the Essence
    Used as a powder for vomiting Blood, tongue ulcerations, and spermatorrhea.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use in cases of constipation or abdominal masses.

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

  • 1.5-6 grams.
  • Part used: plumule and radicle.