Yinyanghuo

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Tonify Yang
04-TYA-03

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

H Epimedii / Yinyanghuo


CHINESE : YINYANGHUO
LATIN : H Epimedii
ENGLISH : Epimedium
TRIVIAL : Licentious Goat Wort

CATEGORY: Tonify Yang
Properties : Acrid, sweet. Warm
Channels : KI, Li


ACTIONS
Tonifies Ki and fortifies Yang. Increases sexual desire, the Yang Will, not related to Yin. Expels Wind-Damp-Cold. Tonifies the Yin and Yang and harnesses ascendant Li Yang.


INDICATIONS
Impotence, spermatorrhea, frequent urination, forgetfulness, withdrawal (fear that makes people paralyzed and having no will), cold Low Back Pain, painful knees. Obstruction due to Wind-Damp-Cold. Dizziness, irregular menstruation from Li xu and Ki xu, causing ascendant Li Yang.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Fire from Yin xu, not to be taken as a decoction over a longer period of time. It can damage Yin causing dizziness, dry mouth, thirst, epistaxis.

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