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Carapax Et Plastrum Testudinis
Tonify the Yin
Vinegar-fried to direct its actions into the Liver channel and enhances its ability to subdue yang; it is most appropriate for Liver yin deficiency leading to ascendant Liver yang, and for uterine bleeding due to failure of the Liver to store blood. Wine-fried to invigorate its tonifying properties; it is most appropriate for atrophy and weakness of the bones and sinews.
Anchors the Yang
Tonifies Liver Yin
Tonifies Kidney Yin
Strengthens the Bones
Regulates the Ren and Chong Vessels
Tonifies Heart Blood
Contraindicated during pregnancy, damp-cold Stomach, or diarrhea due to yang deficiency. Allergies to this herb have been reported.
9-30g, crushed, and pre-cooked.
HT, KD ,LIV