Pinyin: he ye
ENGLISH NAME: Sacred Lotus (Leaf)
LATIN NAME: Nelumbinis Folium
Properties: bitter, astringent, neutral
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver, and Spleen
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Summer-Heat and Dissolves Dampness
2. Stops Bleeding
3 to 10 grams. Unprocessed He ye functions more effectively to clear heat. The charred herb more strongly stops bleeding.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICATIONS
• He Ye should be used with caution if the cause of bleeding is cold.