Pinyin: ban lan gen

English Name: Isatis

Latin Name: Isatidis Radix

Pinyin: ban lan gen

Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Clears Heat, Eliminates Toxins, Cools Blood and Benefits the Throat

DOSAGE

10 to 15 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Oral use of Ban Lan Gen is relatively safe, with only occasional reports of gastrointestinal disturbances.
• Allergic reactions have been reported with both oral and intravenous administrations of this herb.