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HUANG LIAN

Names for Huang Lian
Pharmaceutical: Rhizoma Coptidis Recens
Botanical: Coptis chinensis Franch., Coptis deltoidea C. Y. Cheng et Hsiao, Coptis teeta Wall. (Ranunculaceae)
Other names: Chuan Huang Lian, Ji Zhao Lian
Description: Gold-Thread Rhizome.

Actions
Clears Heat; Dries Dampness; Disperses Fire; Expels toxins; ...

Origin of huang lian
South and China's central regions (predominantly: Sichuan, Hunan).;

Preparation of huang lian
The drug is collected in autumn, removed from rootlet and soil, and dried. The rhizomes can also be stir-fried, or processed with wine or ginger.;

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