Renshen

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Tonify Qi
01-TQ-01

Renshen / Dangshen / Huangqi / Baizhu / Gancao / Shanyao
Rx Ginseng / Renshen

CHINESE: RENSHEN
LATIN: Rx Ginseng
ENGLISH: Ginseng
TRIVIAL: Ginseng

CATEGORY: Tonify Qi
Properties: Sweet, slightly bitter. Slightly warm
Channels: Lu, Sp


ACTIONS
Tonifies Yuan Qi. Tonifies Lu and augments the Qi. Strengthens Sp and tonifies St. Benefits Ht Qi and calms the Spirit.
Generates fluids and stops thirst. On the edge between Ki and Sp.
Stabilizes, focuses. Decreases activity. Intentionality, Awareness of possibilities ("Meditation-herb" of the Sp).


INDICATIONS
Extreme collapse of Qi. Ki not grasping the Lu Qi. Wasting and thirsting disorder, also when Qi and fluids have been injured by high fever and profuse sweating.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Yin Xu with Heat signs. Heat excess. No severe Qi xu, high blood pressure (>180 mm Hg), / + Hyper Active Li Yang.
Overdosage: headache, insomnia, high blood pressure.
Antidote: Mung bean soup.
Antagonizes Excrementum Trogopteri seu Pteroni/Wulingzhi.
Incompatible with Rh et Rx Veratri/Lilu.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Plastrum Testudinis/Guiban
Rx Panacis Quinquefolii/Xiyangshen
Rx Codonopsitis Pilosulae/Dangshen
Rx Dioscorea Oppositae/Shanyao


FORMULAS
Ba Zhen Tang
Ba Zhen Yi Mu Tang
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
Gui Pi Tang
Huang Lian Tang
Liu Jun Zi Tang
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang

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