Yujin

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Moving Xue
09-MX-04

Danshen / Chuanxiong / Yanhusuo / Yujin / Jianghuang / Chishao / Yimucao / Honghua / Taoren / Moyao / Niuxi

Tuber Curcumae/Yujin


CHINESE : YUJIN
LATIN : Tuber Curcumae
ENGLISH : Tumeric Tuber
TRIVIAL : Curcuma Longa/Constrained metal

CATEGORY : Moving Xue
Properties : Acrid, bitter. Cool
Channels : Ht, Lu, Li


ACTIONS
Expels phlegm, cools and enters the Li-channel. Invigorates Xue, breaks up blood stasis.
Similar to Rx Polygalae Tenuifoliae/Yuanzhi and Rh Acori Graminei/Shichangpu.
Clears Ht, cools Xue
Non-Physical: mental derangements, related to Sp, Li and Ht: actions occurring together (confusion, angry, anxious).
Acts on the edge of Li and Sp: rumination and frustration.


INDICATIONS
Traumatic injuries, chronic sores, constrained Li Qi pain (also with heat); Gbl-Li-flankpain.
Hot phlegm obstructing orifices of the Ht, jaundice.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Absence of either stagnation. Qi or Xue stasis. Yin xu from blood loss. Caution during pregnancy.
Not to be used with Fl Caryophylli/Dingxiang.


FORMULAS
An Gong Niu Huang Wan

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