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Pinyin name: Bai Ji
Aka: bai gen, gan gen, lian ji cao
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: bletilla, common bletilla tuber, hyacinth bletilla tuber
Botanical name: bletilla striata
Pharmaceutical name: rhizoma bletillae
Properties: bitter, sweet, astringent, cool
Channels entered: lung, stomach, liver
Chinese therapeutic actions: restrains leakage of blood, stops bleeding, reduces swelling, promotes generation of flesh.