Ban Lan Gen- Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity
HT, LU, ST (9-15g)


Ban Lan Gen - General Bad Land (BadMan)

General Bad Land was from the toxic desert (Bad Land!) and he would often poison the throat of his enemies (BadMan!).

He was so careful with his poison that investigators often found (cc: absence of fire toxin)

English Name: isatis root, indigo woad root
Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Isatidis
Properties: bitter, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
hot toxic... throat clears heat; relieves toxicity; benefits throat


      Ban Lan Gen Actions and Indications
  • Clears Heat; Relieves Toxicity (warm-febrile disease; warm epidemic; sore throat; often used as flu preventative)
  • Benefits Throat (mumps, painful swollen throat)
  • (cc: absence of fire-toxin)
    Other Notes:
  • (note: da qing ye is stronger to clear heat and cool blood, ban lan gen is stronger to benefit throat)

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