Ban Lan Gen (Woad Root, Isatis Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Ban Lan Gen
English Name: Woad Root, Isatis Root

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Drains heat, relieves fire toxicity, cools the blood and benefits the throat - warm-febrile disease, mumps, painful swollen throat.
  • Damp-heat jaundice.

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 15-30g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

There are currently no contraindications listed.

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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