Pinyin: lian zi xin
ENGLISH NAME: Sacred Lotus (Plumule)
LATIN NAME: Nelumbinis Plumula
Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Pericardium
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears the Heart and Relieves Irritability
2. Clears Heat from the Blood and Stops Bleeding
3. Treats Spermatorrhea due to Kidney Deficiency
1.5 to 3 grams. The maximum dosage for Lian Zi Xin is 10 grams.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Lian Zi Xin is contraindicated in patients with abdominal masses and constipation.