Han Lian Cao

Botanical Name: Ecliptae Herba

Mo Han Lian

Mo Han Lian

Category: Tonify the Yin

Taste: Sweet, Sour

Temperature: Cool

Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver

Dosage: 9-15g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated in those with Spleen and Stomach cold from deficiency.

Actions & Indications:

  • Nourishes and tonifies the Liver and Kidney yin: for Liver and Kidney yin deficiency with dizziness, blurred vision, vertigo, and premature graying of the hair.
  • Cools the blood and stops bleeding: for patterns of yin deficiency with bleeding due to heat in the blood, with such symptoms as vomiting or coughing of blood, nosebleed, blood in the stools, uterine bleeding, and especially bloody urine.