Lian Zi Xin (Lotus Plumule)

Lian Zi Xin (Lotus Plumule)

Herb 5 of 14 in Herbs that Drain Fire

Cold Lian Zi Xin (Plumula Nelumbinis Nuciferae)
Bitter, Cold
Plumula Nelumbinis Nuciferae
Tone Marks:
lián zĭ xīn
Alt Names:
Lian Xin, Lian Yi
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Chinese Herb 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.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

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

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

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

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