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Mat Med - Tonify Yang

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chantalinha's version from 2017-10-05 00:57

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Lu Rong(deer velvet) sweet, salty, warm, KID, LIV - tonify KID Yang, nourish essence (therefore augment blood), regulate CHONG and REN - sweet/salty/warm/KID+LIV - a) Tonify KID, fortify Yang - fatigue, impotence, cold extremities, tinnitus, low-back/knees weakness, frequent/copious/clear urination; b) Warm Yang, regulate CHONG and REN MAI, stabilize DAI MAI - for vaginal discharge, uterine bleeding d/t cold from deficiency; c) Tonify DU MAI, augment essence and blood, strengthen sinews and bones; d) Tonify and nourish Qi and Blood - chronic ulcerations of yin-type boils
Yin Yang Huo(aerial parts of epimedium) stronger 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 - pungent/sweet/warm/KID+LIV - a) Tonify KID, fortify Yang; b) Dispel wind-cold-dampness, warm/unblock flow of Yang-Qi
Ba Ji Tian(Morinda root) weaker 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 - pungent/sweet/sl. warm/KID - a) Tonify KID, fortify Yang; b) Disperse wind-dampness, strengthen sinews/bones
Xian Mao(golden eye-grass rhizome) "immortal grass" - hot, toxic, the hottest of the group, for cold in BL, loss control of urination, disperses cold and dampness - pungent/hot/toxic/KID - a) Tonify KID, fortify Yang; b) expel cold, eliminate dampness
Du Zhong(eucommia bark) - sweet, 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 - sweet/sl. pungent/warm/KID+LIV - a) Tonify LIV and KID, strengthen sinews and bones; b) Aid in smooth flow of qi and blood (promote circulation); c) Calm the fetus; d) for dizziness and lightheadedness
Xu Duan(Japanese teasel root) - sweet, pungent, sl. warm, KID, LIV - "restore what's broken"/used for trauma/pain - tonify KID-Yang, strengthen sinews/bones, invigorate blood, calm fetus, miscarriage - bitter/sweet/pungent/sl. warm/KID+LIV; a) Tonify LIV and KID, strengthen sinews and bones; b) Calm the fetus, stop leakage - for bleeding during pregnancy, threatened miscarriage; c) Promote movement of blood, alleviate pain, reconnect sinews and bones
Rou Cong Rong(fleshy stem of the broom rape) - sweet/salty/warm/LI+KID - a) Tonify KID-Yang, augment essence and blood; b) Moisten intestines and facilitates passage of stool - for constipation
Suo Yang (fleshy stem of cynomorium)sweet/warm/LI+KID+LIV - a) Tonify KID, assist Yang, augment LIV-Yin and LIV-Blood; b) Moisten intestines, unblock bowels, augment essence, nourish blood - for constipation d/t qi/bl-xu
Bu Gu Zhi(psoralea fruit) pungent, bitter, v. warm - tonify KID-Yang, tonify and warm SP-Yang, stops diarrhea - pungent/bitter/very warm/KID+SP - a) Tonify KID, fortify Yang; b) Tonify and warm SP-Yang, stop diarrhea; c) Vitiligo - topically
Yi Zhi Ren
Tu Si Zi(Chinese dodder seeds) pungent/sweet/neutral/KID+LIV - a) Tonify Yang, augment yin, secure essence and urine; b) Tonify LIV and KID, improve vision; c) Benefit SP and KID, stop diarrhea; d) Calm fetus
Sha Yuan Zi/Tong Ji Li
GeJie(Gecko) salty/neutral/LU+KID - a) Tonify LU-Qi, assist KID-Yang - for KID and LU Xu; b) Augment essence and blood - for impotence, daybreak diarrhea, urinary frequency
Hu Tao Rou
Dong Chong Xia Cao(Chinese caterpillar fungus) - sweet/warm/LU+KID - a) Augment KID, tonify Yang - for impotence, sore/weak lower back/knees...; b) Tonify KID-Yang, augment LU-Yin, transform phlegm, stop bleeding - for chronic coughs, wheezing from deficiency
(Gou Ji)
( Gu Sui Bu)(drynaria rhizome) - bitter/warm/KID+LIV - a) Tonify KID, strengthen bones; b) Promote repairing of sinews and bones; c) Stimulate growth of hair
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