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Mat Med 3 - Tonify Yang

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chantalinha's version from 2017-11-08 00:38

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Lu Rongsweet, salty, warm, KID, LIV - tonify KID Yang, nourish essence (therefore augment blood), regulate CHONG and REN - 1) tonify KID/fortify Yang; 2) warm Yang/regulate CHONG/REN; 3) tonify DU/augment essence/blood/strengthens bones/sines; 4) tonify/nourish Qi/Blood - deer velvet
Yin Yang Huopungent, sweet, warm, KID, LIV - tonify KID-Yang, dispel wind-cold-dampness (drying, dry essence). Impotence herb or lower backache - stronger than others in the same group
Ba Ji Tianweaker than others in the same group - pungent, sweet, warm, KID, LIV - tonify KID-Yang, dispel wind-cold-dampness (drying, dry essence). Impotence herb or lower backache. weaker than others in the same group
Xian Maohot, toxic, KID - the hottest of the group, for cold in BL, loss control of urination, disperses cold and dampness. - 1) tonify KiD/fortify Yang; 2) expel cold/eliminate dampness.
Du Zhongsweet, warm, KID, LIV, main herb for lower back pain d/t KID-Xu. Common herb to calm KID-Xu restlessness fetus. Gentler than 3 "sex herbs", but still strong. Tonify KID-Yang, nourish LIV-Yin, strengthen sinews/bones, calms fetus - 1) tonify LIV/KID/strengthen sinews/bones; 2) aid in smooth flow of qi/blood; 3) calms fetus; 4) dizziness/light headedness from LIV-Yang-rising
Xu Duansweet, pungent, sl. warm, KID, LIV - used for trauma/pain - tonify KID-Yang, strengthen sinews/bones, invigorate blood, calm fetus, miscarriage - (Japanese teasel root) - 1) tonify LIV/KID/strengthen bones/sinews; 2) calms fetus/ stops leakage; 3) promotes movement of blood/alleviates pain/reconnect sinews/bones
Rou Cong RongLI, KID, sweet, salty, warm - Supplement Yang (Zhu), moisten intestines to help constipation - 1) tonify KID-Yang/augment essence/blood; 2) moisten intestines/facilitates passage of stool
Suo Yangsweet, warm, LI, KID, LIV, assist Yang, moistens intestines. Lock to protect - (fleshy stem of cynomorium)sweet/warm/LI+KID+LIV - 1) tonify KID/assist Yang/augment LIV-Yin/Blood; 2) moisten intestines/unblocks bowels/augment essence/nourish blood
Bu Gu Zhipungent, bitter, v. warm - tonify KID-Yang, tonify and warm SP-Yang, stops diarrhea - (psoralea fruit) pungent/bitter/very warm/KID+SP - 1) tonify KID/fortify Yang; 2) tonify/warm SP-Yang/stop diarrhea; 3) vitiligo
Yi Zhi Renpungent, warm, KID + SP - better at tonifying SP-Yang than its partner -  pretty dry - warms KID, retains essence (doesn't nourish)/secures urine, warms SP, controls salivation. - 1) warms KID/retains essence/secures urine; 2) warms SP/stops diarrhea/controls salivation
Tu Si Zisweet, neutral, KID + LIV - tonify Yang, augment Yin, secure essence/urine, nourish LIV/KID (vision), calm fetus, benefit SP/KID-Yang - 1) tonify Yang/augment Yin/secure essence/urine; 2) tonify LIV/KID/improve vision; 3) benefit SP/KID/stop diarrhea; 4) calm fetus
Sha Yuan Zi/Tong Ji Lisweet, sl. warm, LIV + KID - fortifies Yang, secures essence, nourishes LIV (improves vision) - sweet, sl. warm, LIV + KID - fortifies Yang, secures essence, nourishes LIV (improves vision) - 1) Fortifies Yang/secures essence; 2) nourishes LIV/improves vision
GeJiesalty, neutral, LU + KID - tonify LU, assist KID-Yang, stop asthma, benefit essence/blood 1) tonify LU-Qi/assist KID-Yang; 2) augment essence/blood
Hu Tao Rou / He Tao Rensweet, warm, KID + LI + LU = tonify KID, warm LU, moisten LI, helps KID grasp qi - sweet, warm, KID + LI + LU = tonify KID, warm LU, moisten LI, helps KID grasp qi - 1) tonify KID-Yang/strengthen back/knees; 2) warms LU/helps KID grasp qi; 3) moistens intestines/unblocks bowels
Dong Chong Xia Caosweet, warm, LU + KID - tonify KID-Yang, benefit all aspects of KID (yin, yang, qi, essence), tonify LU, stop bleeding, resolve phlegm. Safe substance, can be taken over long period. Winter=bug, Summer=herb - 1) augment KID/tonify Yang; 2) tonify KID-Yang/augment LU-Yin/transform phlegm/stop bleeding
Gou Jibitter, sweet, warm - KID + LIV - tonify LIV/KID, strengthen lower back and knees, disperse wind-damp - 1) tonify LIV/KID/strengthen bones/sines; 2) expels wind/dampness; 3) warms/stabilizes KID
Gu Sui Bubitter, warm, KID + LIV - #2 to reconnect bone fractures - tonify KID, strengthen bones, promote repair of sinew/bones, stimulate growth of hair - (drynaria rhizome) - 1) tonify KID/strengthen bone; 2) promote repairing of sinews/bones; 3) simulate growth of hair
Zi He Chesweet, salty, warm - LIV + LU + KID - tonify KID-Yang, augment essence, augment Qi, nourish blood, tonify LU-qi - 1) tonify LIV/KID-Yang/augment/control essence; 2) augment qi/nourish blood; 3) tonify LU-Qi/augment KID-essence
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