Yizhiren

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Tonify Yang
04-TYA-09

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

Fr Alpiniae Oxyphyllae/Yizhiren


CHINESE : YIZHIREN
LATIN : Fr Alpiniae Oxyphyllae
ENGLISH : Alpinia
TRIVIAL : Benefit Intelligence seed

CATEGORY : Tonify Yang
Properties : Acrid. Warm
Channels : Ki, Sp


ACTIONS :
Astringent; spilling related to Lower Jiao (Ki) Cold conditions. Warms Ki, retains Jing, holds in urine. Warms Sp and stops diarrhea. Is a Yang herb, but resembles Yin, because it holds. Main herb for any dribbling loss of fluids.
Benefits/increases Wisdom. Container for Yang Will: anti guilt herb.


INDICATIONS
leucorrhoea, diarrhea, cold abdominal pain, Spermatorrhea, frequent urination, excessive salivation, thick unpleasant taste in the mouth. Cold entering Sp & Ki. Quickly decreasing arousal.
Guilt, having a will, but it spills. Fear for sexual preferences. Disturbance of Will.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Spermatorrhea, frequent urination and vaginal discharge due to Heat.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Fr Corni Officinalis/Shanzhuyu

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