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Coptidis rhizoma 8 ounce 8:1 concentration

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Product Description

Coptidis rhizoma - 8 oz.

Unit Size



1-3 droppers, three times daily




Bitter - Bensky


Cold - Bensky


Because of its strong bitter, cold and drying properties, it should be used with caution in those with patterns of cold, yang deficiency, or yin deficiency, especially those with cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach. - Bensky


Cools heat, drains fire (especially in the Heart and Stomach), dries dampness, resolves toxicity - Bensky


Damp-heat; Fire toxicity; Heat from excess; chaotic movement of hot blood - Bensky

Channels Entered

Heart, Large Intestine, Liver, Stomach - Bensky


Red tongue - Bensky


Rapid and full pulse - Bensky

Chinese name

Huang Lian

English name

Coptidis rhizoma


Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Clears heat and drains dampness: for damp-heat in the Stomach or Intestines with diarrhea or dysenteric disorder. Also for vomiting and/or acid regurgitation from Stomach heat.*
  • Drains fire and resolves fire toxicity: for heat with blazing fire with such symptoms as high fever, irritability, disorientation, delirium, red tongue, and a rapid and full pulse. Also for heat from excess with toxicity with such symptoms as painful red eyes and sore throat, and for boils, carbuncles, and abscesses.*
  • Clears heat and stops bleeding: for nosebleed, or blood in the urine, stool, or vomit due to chaotic movement of hot blood.*
  • Clears heat topically: used topically for red and painful eyes and ulceration of the tongue and mouth.*


Huang Lian - Coptis Rhizome