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Introduction To Hyacinth Bletilla (bai Ji)  










Hyacinth Bletilla (bai ji)

Rhizoma Bletillae

Properties: The herb is bitter, sweet and puckery in flavour, slightly cold in nature, and acts on the lung, liver and stomach channels. Being sticky, puckery and acting on blood; having strong effect of stopping bleeding by astringency, the herb is indicated for hemoptysis, haematemesis, traumatic bleeding and other kinds of bleeding caused by hurt in the lung and stomach. With its astringing nature, it can also be used to heal wounds and promote tissue regeneration.

Effects: Stopping bleeding by astringency, relieving swelling and promoting tissue regeneration.


1. The herb is often used in combination with cuttle bone powder, such as Wuji Powder for infusion with hot boiled water, to treat haematenesis and tomachache; and with dondey-hide gelatin, dried rehmannia root, biota tops, pyrrosia leaf and other herbs for cooling blood to stop bleeding, resolving phlegm and relieving cough, to treat cough with phlegm and blood due to pulmonary tuberculosis. To treat traumatic bleeding, the herb can be ground into powder for external application.

2. To treat diabrotic skin sore without healing for a long time, the herb can be ground into powder, used in combination with frankincense, myrrh, calcined dragon's bone, dragon's blood and other drugs for external application to astringe sore and promote healing. To treat scald, burn and chapped skin, the herb can be ground into powder and mixed with oil for external application.

Dosage and Administration: 5-10g. 2-5g each time for powder, an appropriate amount for external application.

Precautions: Incompatible with aconite root.




For the convenience of customers, we offer the Hyacinth Bletilla (bai ji) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Hyacinth Bletilla (bai ji) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.


If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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