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Tonify Yin
05-TYI-04

Shashen / Tianmendong / Maimendong / Sangjisheng / Guiban / Xiyangshen
Ramulus Taxilli/ Sangjisheng


CHINESE : SANGJISHENG
LATIN : Ramulus Taxilli / Taxillus chinensis
ENGLISH : Loranthus
TRIVIAL : Mistletoe / Mulberry parasite

CATEGORY : Tonify Yin
Properties : Bitter. Neutral
Channels : Ki, Li


ACTIONS
Tonifies Li- and Ki Yin. Strengthens sinews and bones. Comparable with C Eucommiae Ulmoidis/Duzhong and S Cuscutae Chinensis/Tusizi.
Expels Wind-Dampness. Nourishes Xue, calms the womb. Good in pregnancy. Not for use in infertility. Benefits the skin.


INDICATIONS
Patterns of Li and Ki Yin xu.
Restless fetus, uterine bleeding during gravida.
Dry, scaly skin due to Xue xu.
Recently used to treat high blood pressure (Sangjisheng used with Ramulus Uncariae cum Uncis/Gouteng, Fl Chrysanthomi Morifolii/Juhua, Fr Lycii/Gouqizhi, Chouwutong).


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
See toxicity.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Rx Achyranthis Bidentatae/Niuxi

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