Tonify the Qi
Sweet, Slightly Bitter
Stongly Tonifies Source Qi
Tonifies the Lungs
Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach
Tonifies Heart Qi
Restores the Spirit
Improves Cognitive Function
Replenishes Fluids and Alleviates Thirst
Yin deficiency heat, heat excess, bleeding due to reckless movement of hot blood, absence of significant qi deficiency, hypertension with Liver yang rising, constipation, phlegm accumulation, and wheezing due to Lung heat. Use extreme caution prescribing Ren Shen for patients on antidepressant or antidiabetic medications. Do not take with turnips, daikon, or black or green tea. Incompatible with Wu Ling Zhi, Lai Fu Zi, and Li Lu.Do not overdose. Should an overdose occur, remedy with 100g of Gan Cao, decocted. Allergies to this herb have been reported.
3-9g, decocted alone for maximum extraction. Up to 30g for hemorrhagic shock (taken in multiple small doses). 0.5-1.0g powdered.
LU, SP, HT