||Biota orientalis (L.) Endl.
|Source of Earliest Record:
|art Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:
||The leafy twigs are gathered all year round. They are dried in a shady place and cut into pieces.
|Properties and Taste:
||Bitter, astringent and slightly cold
||Lung, liver, and large intestine
||To cool blood and stop bleeding
|Indications and Combinations:
||1. Hemorrhages due to extravasation of blood by heat manifested as cough with blood, vomiting with blood, epistaxis, hematuria and uterine bleeding.
*Use with Japanese thistle (Daji), Small thistle (Xiaoji) and Imperata rhizome (Baimaogen).
2. Hemorrhages due to deficiency and cold.
*Use with Mugwort leaf (Aiye).