Duzhong

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Tonify Yang
04-TYA-05

Lurong / Gejie / Yinyanghuo / Bajitian / Duzhong / Gouji / Xuduan / Tusizi / Yizhiren / Zhiheche

C. Eucommiae Ulmoidis / Duzhong


CHINESE : DUZHONG
LATIN : C. Eucommiae Ulmoidis
ENGLISH : Eucommia
TRIVIAL : Eucommia

CATEGORY : Tonify Yang
Properties : Sweet, slightly acrid. Warm
Channels : Ki, Li


ACTIONS
Tonifies Ki Yang of structure/support, is not a Fire, Not expansive. Stabilizes (resembles Yin). Tonifies Yang Will: endurance, steady, slow, not reckless, stimulates desire with stability. Tonifies Li and Ki, strengthens sinews and bones. Helps in smooth flow of Qi and Xue (S Cuscutae Chinensis/Tusizi is more Yin, more juicy). Calms the fetus.


INDICATIONS
Low Back Pain, deep tiredness of the Ki, weak sexuality related to activity and desire, reduces spasms (muscles back), main herb for calming the fetus (history of bleeding during pregnancy, miscarriages). Vertigo and lightheadedness from rising Li Yang. Stimulates sexuality without raising blood pressure.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Heat from Yin xu.
Antagonizes Rx Scrophulariae Ningpoensis/Xuanshen


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Ramulus Taxilli/Taxillus chinensis /Sangjisheng
Rx Achyranthis Bidentatae/Niuxi

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