Pinyin: lian zi

ENGLISH NAME: Sacred Lotus (Seed)

LATIN NAME: Nelumbinis Semen

Pinyin: lian zi

Properties: sweet, astringent, neutral
Channels Entered: Heart, Kidney, Spleen

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Tonifies the Spleen and Stops Diarrhea

2. Tonifies the Kidney and Consolidates Jing (Essence)

3. Nourishes the Heart and Calms the Shen (Spirit)

DOSAGE
6 to 15 grams.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Lian Zi is not suitable for patients with dry stools or constipation.