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Bei Sha Shen / Glehnia
Radix Glehniae

Temperature:

Properties:

Bei Sha Shen / Glehnia
Radix Glehniae

Temperature: Cool

Properties: Sweet

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Bei Sha Shen / Glehnia
Radix Glehniae

Functions:

Moistens the Lung and stops cough

Nourishes the Stomach and generates the fluids

3

Bei Sha Shen / Glehnia
Radix Glehniae

Channels:

Bei Sha Shen / Glehnia
Radix Glehniae

Channels: Lung, Stomach

4

Bei Sha Shen / Glehnia
Radix Glehniae

Special Characteristics:

Bei Sha Shen is more effecting in nourishing Yin; Nan Sha Shen is also able to transform phlegm (used for cough with dry phlegm)

This herb antagonizes Fang Ji
This herb is incompatible with Li Lu

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Nan Sha Shen / Adenophora
Radix Adenophorae

Temperature:

Properties:

Nan Sha Shen / Adenophora
Radix Adenophorae

Temperature: Cool

Properties: Sweet, Slightly Bitter

6

Nan Sha Shen / Adenophora
Radix Adenophorae

Functions:

Moistens the Lung and stops cough

Nourishes the Stomach and generates the fluids

7

Nan Sha Shen / Adenophora
Radix Adenophorae

Channels:

Nan Sha Shen / Adenophora
Radix Adenophorae

Channels: Lung, Stomach

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Nan Sha Shen / Adenophora
Radix Adenophorae

Special Characteristics:

Nan Sha Shen is also able to transform phlegm (used for cough with dry phlegm); Bei Sha Shen is more effecting in nourishing Yin

This herb antagonizes Fang Ji
This herb is incompatible with Li Lu

9

Mai Men Dong / Ophiopogon Tuber
Radix Ophiopogonis

Temperature:

Properties:

Mai Men Dong / Ophiopogon Tuber
Radix Ophiopogonis

Temperature: Slightly Cold

Properties: Sweet, Slightly Bitter

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Mai Men Dong / Ophiopogon Tuber
Radix Ophiopogonis

Functions:

Nourishes the Lung Yin; moistens the Lung

Nourishes the Stomach and generates fluids; moistens the intestines

Nourishes the Heart Yin and clears Heart fire

11

Mai Men Dong / Ophiopogon Tuber
Radix Ophiopogonis

Channels:

Mai Men Dong / Ophiopogon Tuber
Radix Ophiopogonis

Channels: Heart, Lung, Stomach

12

Tian Men Don / Asparagus Tuber
Radix Asparagi

Temperature:

Properties:

Tian Men Don / Asparagus Tuber
Radix Asparagi

Temperature: Very Cold

Properties: Sweet, Bitter

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Tian Men Don / Asparagus Tuber
Radix Asparagi

Function:

Nourishes Kidney Yin and clears Lung heat; for Lung Yin deficiency

Nourishes the Kidney Yin; used for Kidney Yin deficiency

Also used for constipation due to dry intestines

14

Tian Men Don / Asparagus Tuber
Radix Asparagi

Channels:

Tian Men Don / Asparagus Tuber
Radix Asparagi

Channels: Kidney, Lung

15

Shi Hu / Dendrobium
Herba Dendrobii

Temperature:

Properties:

Shi Hu / Dendrobium
Herba Dendrobii

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Sweet, Salty, Bland

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Shi Hu / Dendrobium
Herba Dendrobii

Functions:

Nourishes the Stomach Yin and generates fluids; for Stomach Yin deficiency with fluids injury

Nourishes the Liver and Kidney to brighten the eyes and strengthens the sinews and bones

Nourishes Yin and clears heat; yin deficiency with heat

17

Shi Hu / Dendrobium
Herba Dendrobii

Channels:

Shi Hu / Dendrobium
Herba Dendrobii

Channels: Kidney, Stomach

18

Yu Zhu / Fragrant Solomon's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati

Temperature:

Properties:

Yu Zhu / Fragrant Solomon's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati

Temperature: Slightly Cold

Properties: Sweet

19

Yu Zhu / Fragrant Solomon's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati

Function:

Nourishes the Yin and moistens the Lung

Nourishes the Stomach Yin and generates fluid; for fluid injury in warm-febrile disease

Extinguishes wind and softens and moistens sinews

Also used for constitutional Yin deficiency with exterior disorder

20

Yu Zhu / Fragrant Solomon's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati

Channels:

Yu Zhu / Fragrant Solomon's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati

Channels: Lung, Stomach

21

Yu Zhu / Fragrant Solomon's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati

Special Characteristics:

Use raw to clear heat; steam to enrich the Yin and tonify the Middle Jiao Qi

22

Huang Jing / Siberian Soloman's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati

Temperature:

Properties:

Huang Jing / Siberian Soloman's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet

23

Huang Jing / Siberian Soloman's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati

Functions:

Nourishes the Yin and moistens the Lung

Augments the Qi and tonifies the Spleen; it can tonify the Spleen Qi and augment the Spleen Yin

Tonifies the Kidney and augments the essence; for Kidney deficiency and waning essence

24

Huang Jing / Siberian Soloman's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati

Channels:

Huang Jing / Siberian Soloman's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati

Channels: Kidney, Lung Spleen

25

Bai He / Lily Bulb
Bulbus Lilli

Temperature:

Properties:

Bai He / Lily Bulb
Bulbus Lilli

Temperature: Slightly Cold

Properties: Sweet, Slightly Bitter

26

Bai He / Lily Bulb
Bulbus Lilli

Functions:

Nourishes the Yin, moistens the Lung, and stops cough

Clears the Heart and calms the spirit; for internal injury causing restlessness of spirit

27

Bai He / Lily Bulb
Bulbus Lilli

Channels:

Bai He / Lily Bulb
Bulbus Lilli

Channels: Heart, Lung

28

Shan Zhu Yu / Asiatic Corelian Cherry Fruit
Fructus Corni

Temperature:

Properties:

Shan Zhu Yu / Asiatic Corelian Cherry Fruit
Fructus Corni

Temperature: Slightly Warm

Properties: Sour

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Shan Zhu Yu / Asiatic Corelian Cherry Fruit
Fructus Corni

Functions:

Nourishes the Liver and Kidney; it is a representative Yin tonic herb used for Liver and Kidney Yin deficiency and can also tonify the essence and fortify the Yang

Stabilizes the Kidney and retains the essence

Stabilizes the menses and stops bleeding

30

Shan Zhu Yu / Asiatic Corelian Cherry Fruit
Fructus Corni

Channels:

Shan Zhu Yu / Asiatic Corelian Cherry Fruit
Fructus Corni

Channels: Kidney, Liver

31

Gou Qi Zi / Lycium Fruit
Fructus Lycii

Temperature:

Properties:

Gou Qi Zi / Lycium Fruit
Fructus Lycii

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet

32

Gou Qi Zi / Lycium Fruit
Fructus Lycii

Functions:

Tonifies the Kidney and augments the essence; for Liver and Kidney Yin deficiency

Tonifies the Liver and brightens the eyes; for Liver and Kidney Yin and blood deficiency

Enriches the Yin and moistens the Lung; for chronic coughing due to Yin deficiency

33

Gou Qi Zi / Lycium Fruit
Fructus Lycii

Channels:

Gou Qi Zi / Lycium Fruit
Fructus Lycii

Channels: Liver, Lung. Kidney

34

Huang Jing / Siberian Soloman's Seal Rhizome
Rhizoma Polygonati

Special Characteristics:

Enters all three Jiao via Kidney, Lung, and Spleen; tonifies the Spleen, but not the Stomach

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Gou Qi Zi / Lycium Fruit
Fructus Lycii

Special Characteristics:

Treats both dry eyes (Liver Yin deficiency) and blurry eyes (Liver blood deficiency)