Bai Ji (Rhizoma Bletillae)
Properties: bitter, sweet, cool, Astringent
Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Liver
Key Characteristics: Restrains to stop bleeding, reduces swelling. Generates flesh when applied topically for sores, ulcers and to reduce swelling. Especially good for chronic non-healing ulcers.
Additional Notes: Often powdered and taken at the same time as the decoction rather than directly decocting, as it makes decoctions very thick and viscous, especially in higher doses. If prescribed we will bag herb individually to be taken separately. Inform your patient. Expensive.