Isatis or Woad Root Powder / Ban Lan Gen / Isatis Indigotica
- Can be used to make tea, capsules, and liquid extracts
This herb is commonly known as Indigo Root and Woad Root. The Botanical name is Isatis Indigotica root and Ban Lan Gen is the Pin Yin name. Isatis Root has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an herb that Clears Heat. It drains heat, reduces fire toxicity, cools the blood, and benefits the throat. It enters the Heart, Lung, and Stomach channels. It may be helpful in reducing some kinds of toxicity. This herb may improve a wide variety of symptoms. Consult with your health care professional for guidance. Do not use if pregnant or nursing.