huang lian

huang lian (hwäng lē·en),

n Latin name:
Coptis chinensis; part used: root; uses: pain relief, bacteriocidal, poisoning, febrifuge, cramps or spasms, digestion, flow of bile, repair of the intestinal lining, secretion of glycogen and insulin, blood purification, carminative, flow of bile, digestion, nerves, skin conditions, general health, vasodilator, diabetes mellitus, diarrhea, acute enteritis, dysentery, insomnia, fidgetiness, delirium as a result of high fever, leukemia, and otitis media, wound healing, conjunctivitis, oral ulcers, swollen gums, toothache; precautions: may be toxic.
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Huang Lian (Rhizoma Coptidis) and Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi)
However, it also warms Huang Lian's cold, thus preventing Huang Lian from damaging the spleen-stomach.