He Ye - Clear Summer Heat
HT, LV, SP (3-10g)


He Ye- Hell Yeah its hot!

"Hell yeah its hot", said the farmer one hot summer day ,"We could really use some rain to stop the bleeding!""

If you're not careful as a farmer you'll find that you are always (cc: bleeding due to either cold or deficiency)

English Name: lotus leaf
Pharmacuetical Name: folium nelumbinis
Properties: bitter, astringent, neutral

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
hot summer... rain clears summer heat and dampness
stop the bleeding stops bleeding


      He Ye Actions and Indications
  • Clears summer heat and dampness (fever, irritability, excessive sweating, scanty urine; diarrhea due to summer heat, obesity)
  • Stops bleeding (bleeding in lower jiao due to heat, commonly combines w/ other hemostatic herbs)
  • (cc: bleeding due to cold or deficiency)
    Special Notes:
  • There are 8 parts of the lotus plant, each having distinct functions. The most commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine are Ou Jie, Lian Zi, He Ye, and Lu Duo.
  • For obesity cook He Ye and Yi Yi Ren together as a tea, drink daily.

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