Chuan Xin Lian - Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity
LI, LU, SI, ST (6-15g)


Chuan Xin Lian
- Juan the Zen Lion
Juan' the Zen Lion roamed the toxic desert and the jungles fasting often to keep his Zen.

But fasting often caused (cc: SP deficiency) so Juan learned not to over do it (cc: do not use for too long).

English Name: andrographis, common andrographis herb
Pharmacuetical Name: Herba Andrographis
Properties: bitter, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
Jungle Clears damp heat
Toxic Desert clears heat; dispel toxicity


      Chuan Xin Lian Actions and Indications
  • Clears heat; dispel toxicity (variety of heat disorders in Lung, throat, sinus, wind heat with fever, urinary tract, fire toxin skin sores or rashes, snake bites. Used internally or topically)
  • Clears damp heat (eczema, damp-heat with dysenteric disorder, hot painful urination)
  • (cc: SP deficiency)
  • (cc: do not use too long, bitter and cold)
    Special Notes:
  • Pharmacologically Chuan Xin Lian has a mild antibiotic effect and stimulates the production of white blood cells.
  • Extract of Chuan Xin Lian may be used to make anti-snake venom.

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