Botanical Name: Imperatae Rhizoma

Bai Mao Gen

Bai Mao Gen

Category: Stop Bleeding

Taste: Sweet

Temperature: Cold

Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Small Intestine, Bladder

Dosage: 9-30g

Key Characteristics:

  • Cools the blood
  • Stops bleeding
  • Clears heat in the Lungs and Stomach
  • Promotes urination
  • Clears latent damp and heat through urination

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Use with caution in those with cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach.

Actions & Indications:

  • Cools the blood and stops bleeding: for the chaotic movement of hot blood with such symptoms as nosebleed, vomiting blood, coughing of blood, and blood in the urine.
  • Clears heat and promotes urination: for hot painful urinary dribbling and other heat patterns with edema and urinary difficulty.
  • Clears heat from the Stomach and Lungs: for nausea and thirst due to Stomach heat, or wheezing due to Lung heat.