Coptis Rhizome （HuangLian）
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【CHANNELS ENTERED】Heart，Large Intestine，Liver，Stomach
Clears Heat and drains Dampness；
Drains Fire and resolves Fire toxicity；
Clears Heat and stops bleeding；
Clears Heat topically；
Clears Heart Fire (sedative)；
Drains Stomach Fire
Damp-Heat in the Stomach or Intestines with diarrhea or dysenteric disorder, enteritis and vaginal infection, cholera, acute gastroenteritis, typhoid fever, staphylococcus；
Stomach Heat with vomiting and/or acid regurgitation；
Heat with Blazing Fire (Toxic Heat) with high fever. irritability, disorientation, delirium, a red tongue and a rapid, full pulse；
Heat from Excess with toxicity painful, red eyes, otitis and a sore throat, ear, nose and throat infection；
Boils, carbuncles and abscesses (Chuang Yung)；
Blood Heat with epistaxis, hematemesis, hematuria, hemafecia and hemoptysis；
Infected wounds, red and painful eyes, ulcerations of the tongue and mouth (topical)；
Lack of communication between the Heart and Kidneys；
Contraindicated for those with Yang Deficiency.
Contraindicated for those with Cold.
Contraindicated for those with Qi and Blood Deficiency.
Contraindicated for those with nausea or vomiting due to Stomach Deficiency Cold.
Contraindicated for those with Insomnia and fright due to Blood Deficiency, yet appearing with restless Heat and thirst.
Contraindicated for those with diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Contraindicated for those with fever due to Blood Deficiency.
Contraindicated for children who have pox and sores with diarrhea due to Yang Deficiency.
Contraindicated for those with postpartum insomnia.
Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency leading to Internal Heat and restless irritability.
Use with caution for those with diarrhea due to Spleen or Kidney Deficiency.
Long term use can cause injury to the Spleen and Stomach.
Do not use if tongue coat is not thick, yellow, greasy and fully covering the tongue.
Do not use this herb with pork.
Do not use this herb and drink cold water.
Antagonizes Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua.
Antagonizes Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen.
Antagonizes Cx. Dictamni Bai Xian Pi.
Antagonizes Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can.
Counteracts Flos Farfarae Kuan Dong Hua.
Counteracts Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi.
Do not take with pork.
This herb may have positive effect in treating cyclophosphamide-induced cystitis and preventing cyclophosphamide urotoxicity.