Nelumbinis Folium

He Ye

He Ye

Clear Heat, Resolve Toxicity

Taste: Bitter, Sweet
Temperature: Neutral
Channels: Spleen, Heart, Liver

Dosage: 3-9g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • None

Actions & Indications:

  • Treats summerheat patterns:  for fever, irritability, excessive sweating, scanty urine, and especially diarrhea due to summerheat.
  • Raises and clears the yang of the Spleen: for diarrhea due to Spleen deficiency, especially in the aftermath of summerheat.
  • Stops bleeding: primarily for bleeding in the lower burner due to heat or stagnation, but also for vomiting blood.  Generally used as an adjunctive herb.