Botanical Name: Nelumbinis Stamen
Category: Stabilize & Bind
Taste: Sweet, Astringent
Channels Entered: Heart, Kidney, Liver
Key Characteristics: More strongly astringent than lotus seeds, but otherwise similar in action.
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Contraindicated in those with abdominal distention or constipation.
Actions & Indications:
- Clears the Heart and stabilizes the Kidneys, while binding the essence and stopping its loss: for wet dreams, spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation, enuresis, and vaginal discharge.
- Stops bleeding: has a mild effect and is usually accompanied by other herbs.