Isatidis ( 板兰根 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Isatidis seu Baphicacanthi

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Ban Lan Gen

Common English Name

Isatidis

Part of Plant Used

Root

Nature

Cold

Taste

Bitter

Meridians Entered

Liver, Stomach, Lung

Common Usages

This herb is used in formulas to treat feverish flus; also used to treat symptoms of mumps, influenza, infectious hepatitis, and meningitis (TCM: heat in Blood).

Traditional Usages and Functions

Quells heat, detoxifies fire poison, and benefits the throat.

Common Formulas Used In

Ilex and Evodia.

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

Do not use this herb when the person is weak or if there is no fire poison.



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