Maimendong

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Tonify Yin
05-TYI-03

Shashen / Tianmendong / Maimendong / Sangjisheng / Guiban / Xiyangshen
T Ophiopogonis Japonici / Maimendong


CHINESE : MAIMENDONG
LATIN : T Ophiopogonis Japonici
ENGLISH : Ophiopogon
TRIVIAL : Lush winter wheat

CATEGORY : Tonify Yin
Properties : Sweet, slightly bitter. Slightly cold
Channels : Ht, Lu, St


ACTIONS
Tonifies Ht Qi and Ht Yin. Moistens Lu, tonifies Lu Yin. Augments St Yin, generates fluids. Clears the Ht, eliminates irritability. Moistens intestines.


INDICATIONS
Stops cough. Eliminates irritability due to Yin xu (is worse at night). Constipation (due to Yin xu).
Sadness(Lu), anxiousness, lack of joy(Ht).


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Diarrhea due to Cold from xu. Congested fluids.
Antagonizes Fl Tussilagi, Farfarae/Kuandonghua
Counteracts Rx Sophorae Flavescentis/Kushen, Fructificatio Tremellae Fuciformis/Baimuer

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