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Introduction To Biota Tops (ce bo ye) 









Biota Tops (ce bo ye)

Cacumen Biotae

Properties: The herb is bitter and puckery in flavour, slightly cold in nature, and acts on the lung, liver and large intestine channels. Being bitter and cold for clearing heat, and heat from blood to stop bleeding, the herb is used to treat bleeding due to blood-heat. Acting on the lung channel for purifying and lowering the lung-Qi, resolving phlegm and relieving cough, the herb is used to treat cough due to phlegm and heat in the lung. It is particularly appropriate for patients with hemoptysis to use the herb.

Effects: Clearing heat from blood to stop bleeding, resolving phlegm and relieving cough.


1. The herb is often used in combination with lotus leaf, dried rehmannia root and argyi leaf for strengthening the effect of clearing heat from blood to stop bleeding, such as Sisheng Pill, to treat haematemesis, appostaxis, hematochizia, merorrhea and metrostaxis and many other kinds of bleeding caused by blood-heat; and with prepared ginger, argyi leaf, astragalus root, white atracylodes rhizome and other herbs for supplementing Qi and warming the channels to stop bleeding, to treat bleeding due to cold of insufficiency type.

2. The treat cough due to lung-heat or expectoration with bloody sputum, the herb can be ground into powder and made into a concentrated decoction with Chinese date for drinking, or it is used in combination with scutellaria root, cogongrass rhizome, fritillary bulb and other herbs for clearing heat from the lung, resolving phlegm and relieving cough.

Dosage and Administration: 10-15g. Used raw or stir-baked charred.





For the convenience of customers, we offer the Biota Tops (ce bo ye) 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 Biota Tops (ce bo ye) 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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