Bitter, astringent and slightly cold
Lung, liver and large intestine
To cool blood and stop bleeding
1. Hemorrhages due to extravasation of blood by heat manifested as cough with blood, vomiting with blood, epistaxis, hematuria and uterine bleeding. Biota tops (Ce Bai Ye) is used with Japanese thistle (Da Ji), Small thistle (Xiao Ji) and Imperata rhizome (Bai Mao Gen).2.Hemorrhages due to deficiency and cold. Biota tops (Cebaiye) is used with Mugwort leaf (Ai Ye).