Names Of Huang Lian


Huang Lian TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Coptis Rhizome
  • Pinyin Name: Huang Lian
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How Is Huang Lian Categorized?

Huang Lian Functional Category

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 9 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Clear Heat and Dry Dampness Category

How Is Huang Lian Used Clinically?

Huang Lian Usages and Indications

  • Drains fire, relieves toxicity - high fever, irritability, disorientation, delirium, painful, red eyes, red tongue, sore throat, boils, carbuncles, abscesses.
  • Clears heat, drains dampness - for damp-heat in the stomach or intestine, diarrhea or dysenteric disorder, vomiting and/or acid regurgitation due to stomach heat.
  • Clears heart fire - irritability, insomnia.
  • Clears heat and stops bleeding - nosebleed, blood in the urine, stool, vomiting due to hot blood.
  • Topically for red, painful eyes and ulcerations of the tongue and mouth.

How Is Huang Lian Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Huang Lian

  • Dosage: 1.5-9g

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