China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2011-09-22
Lotus, also known as lotus, water hibiscus, is a treasure all over, and has high medicinal value. Lotus root and lotus root joints, lotus leaves, lotus pedicles, lotus heart, lotus house, lotus hair, petals, pedicels can be used as medicine. Yin nourishes blood, nourishes the lungs and nourishes the heart, strengthens the stomach and invigorates the spleen, strengthens the essence and nourishes the kidney. Here are some proven prescriptions for treating diseases:
Anal fissure and hemorrhoids: 500 grams of lotus root, 7 stiff silkworms, 120 grams of brown sugar. Decoction in water for 7 days.
Stomach bleeding: 20-30 ml each of fresh lotus root juice and fresh radish juice, mix thoroughly and take it. Take it twice a day for several days.
Hematemesis, hemoptysis, and epistaxis: 30 grams of dried lotus roots (90 grams of fresh products), 15 grams of frosted mulberry leaves, 10 grams of Imperata cylindrica root, decocted in water for 3 times; 5 lotus roots, chopped, add appropriate amount of brown sugar, Decoction in water.
Night sweats: 7 lotus seeds (with heart removed), 7 black dates, 30 grams of floating wheat. Decoction in water. Consecutive service for 3 days.
Turbid urine and dreams: lotus seeds, yizhiren, and keel are divided into equal parts, a total of 6 grams each time, fasting with rice soup.
Internal injury and cough: lotus seeds (heart removed), 30 grams of lily, 100 grams of lean pork, boil for two hours, drink soup and eat meat.
Long dysentery: 60 grams of lotus seeds (to the heart), grind finely. 3 grams each time, served with rice soup. (Bohn)