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Pinyin name: Ban Zhi Lian
Aka: bing tou cao, han xin cao, ya shua cao
Source: Jiang Su Zhi Wu Zhi
English name: scute barbata, barbed skullcap herb
Botanical name: scutellaria barbata
Pharmaceutical name: herba scutellariae barbatae
Properties: slightly bitter, cool
Channels entered: liver, lung, stomach
Chinese therapeutic actions: clears heat, eliminates toxins, promotes urination and reduces swelling, stops bleeding.