Rehmannia Root (shu di huang)
Sweet in flavour, slightly warm in nature, it has affinity
to the heart, liver and kidney channels. Being sweet in
flavour, warm, moist and greasy in nature, it can
replenish heart-and liver-blood and also can nourish both
liver-and kidney-yin, serving as a main herb for warming
and enriching essence and blood. It is often used to treat
syndromes of blood-deficiency, deficiency of both
liver-yin and kidney-yin as well as severe insufficiency
of kidney essence. But due to its greasy property which is
easy to hinder the digestive function of the stomach, it
is usually used with herbs for resolving dampness and
appetising as fructus Amonmi, etc.
Replenishing blood and tonifying Yin.
1. For blood
deficiency syndrome manifested as pale, dizziness, tinitus, palpitation, insomnia, irregular menstruation, it
is often used together with Radix Angelicae Sinensis,
Rhizome Ligustici Chuanxiong and Radix Paeoniae Alba to
enrich blood and regulate menstruation, as in Decoction of
Four Ingredients (Siwu Tang).
Yin-deficiency of both the liver and kidney marked by
lassitude of the loins and legs, dizziness, tinitus, night
sweat, spermatorrhea, fever due to Yin-deficiency, it is
often used with Rhizoma Dioscorear, Fructus Corni, Cortex
Moutan Radicis, Rhizoma Anemarrhenae to nourish Yin,
replenish kidney, clear away heat and reduce ministerial
fire, as in Bolus of Six Herbs Including Rehmannia (Liuwei
Besides, it can
also be used to treat diabetes with internal heat.
dosage 10-15g, 30g at large dose. This herb is sticky and
greasy in property and can hinder digestion, so it is
usually used with appetising herbs such as Fructus Amomi
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae, etc.
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