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Bai Bian Dou

Pinyin : Bai Bian Dou

Botanical : Dolichos lablab L.

Description : White Hyacinth Bean

Origin : Zhejiang, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan and most part of China.

Preparation : The fruit is collected in autumn when ripe, dried in the sun, and the seed is gathered, and dried again in the sun for use.
The seed can also be stir-fried.

Properties : Sweet, Neutral

Meridians : Spleen , Stomach

Actions & Indications :Strengthens the Spleen. Transforms Dampness.Use for clears summer heat, strengthens the spleen and stomach, vagina discharge due to spleen deficient.

Contraindications : Not to use in fevers or in cold of flu