Chuan Xin Lian

Review Antrographis Herb Forms and Sizes Below

Common Names: Andrographis herb, "King of Bitters", Green Chiretta, Maha-tikta, India Echinacea, Kalmegh, Andrographolide
Botanical Name:  Herba Andrographis paniculatae
Pin Yin Name:   Chuan Xin Lian
Chuan Xin Lian Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Chuan Xin Lian Precautions:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing or if Cold in spleen and stomach.

Andrographis Herb Benefits & Information

Traditionally Chuan Xin Lian is a cooling herb it clears heat and toxins, cools the blood, reduces swelling, and eases pain.  Chuan Xin Lian supports urinary bladder health, benefits cardiovascular health, promotes urination, opens airway passagesm benefits oral health and boosts the immune system. The translation for Chuan Xin Lian word for word is “through the heart lotus”.
Chuan Xin Lian Properties:  Very Bitter, Cold
Chuan Xin Lian Channels / Meridians:  Heart, Lung, Large Intestine
Naturally Occuring Components of Chuan Xin Lian:  diterpenoids, flavonoids, polyphenols
Cautions and Side Effects: Bitter herbs like Andrographis can intensify heartburn. Do not use with high blood pressure or with kidney or cardiac conditions. Should not be used with those who have myasthenia gravis.

Herbs That Combine With Chuan Xin Lian

 Japanese Bushy Knotweed     Balloon Flower     Echinacea     Chrysanthemum     Plantago     Burdock

References:  http://alternativehealing.org/chuan_xin_lian.htm, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2881933/

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