Sacred Lotus Node (Ou Jie)

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Lotus node (Oujie)

Pharmaceutical Name: Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis

Botanical Name: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.

Common Name: Lotus node

Source of Earliest Record: Yaoxing Lun

Part Used: The lotus rhizomes are dug in autumn or winter. The nodes of the rhizomes are removed, cleaned and dried in the sun.

Natural Properties & Taste: Sweet, astringent and neutral

Meridians: Liver, lung and stomach

Therapeutic Effects:
To promote healing and stop bleeding.

Indications & Combinations: Hemorrhages, especially cough with blood and vomiting with blood. Lotus node (Oujie) is used with Bletilla tuber (Baiji), Biota tops (Cebaiye) and Imperata rhizome (Baimaogen).

Dosage: 10-15 g

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