Pinyin: lian zi xin

ENGLISH NAME: Sacred Lotus (Plumule)

LATIN NAME: Nelumbinis Plumula

Pinyin: lian zi xin

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

DOSAGE
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.