Zong Lu Tan – Charred Stiple Palm Fiber – Trachycarpus – “Palm Stipule”

Nature: bitter, astringent, neutral

Enters: Liver, Large Intestine, Lung, Spleen

Actions: Stops bleeding by powerfully astringing.

Indications:
• Hemoptysis, hemafecia, epistaxis, uterine bleeding without blood stasis.
• Can cause blood stasis – use with a blood mover if there is a risk of stasis.
• Charring increases the herb’s astringent and stabilizing properties.
• The uncharred herb (rarely used) is called Zong lu pi.

Dose: 9-15g (1-1.5g as powder)

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