Pinyin Name: Huang Lian
English Name: Rhizoma Coptidis
Other Names: Chuan Lian, Wei Lian
Tastes: Sweet, Neutral
Origin: Sichuan, Hubei, Jiangxi and Shaanxi provinces in China
Benefits of Huang Lian:
Huang Lian is native to Asia and North America. It is collected in autumn. It can be used to treat bad breath, diabetes, eczema, glaucoma, inflammation of intestine, diarrhea caused by bacterial infection, insomnia.
Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Huang Lian. It may include allergic reaction, dizziness, headache, nausea and vomiting.