Pinyin: hu huang lian

ENGLISH NAME: Picrorhiza

LATIN NAME: Picrorhizae Rhizoma

Pinyin: hu huang lian

Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver, Stomach, Large Intestine

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Deficiency Heat

2. Clears Heat and Dries Dampness

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Hu Huang Lian should be used with caution in patients who have deficiency and cold of the Spleen and Stomach.