Pinyin: ban bian lian

English Name: Chinese lobelia

Latin Name: Lobeliae Chinensis Herba

Pinyin: ban bian lian

Properties: acrid, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Lung, Small intestine

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Heat and Eliminates Toxins

2. Regulates W ater Circulation and Eliminates W ater Retention

DOSAGE

10 to 20 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Ban Bian Lian is contraindicated in patients who have edema caused by deficiency.