Chinese Yam Rhizome
Tonify the Qi
Dry-fried to fortify the Spleen & stop diarrhea and supplement the Kidneys & secure essence. Most often used for Spleen deficiency leading to diarrhea, lack of appetite, epigastric or abdominal distention, or abnormal vaginal discharge, or for Kidney qi not securing leading to spermatorrhea or weak low back and knees.
Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach
Tonifies Lung Qi and Lung Yin
Tonifies the Kidneys
Excess heat. Do not use as a single-herb treatment for dampness. Should bloating or indigestion occur, modify the prescription to include chen pi.
9-30g. 250g maximum. 6-10g powdered. Use fresh, dried, or dry-fried.
SP, KD, LU