Tonify Yin

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  • Bai He

    $0.13

    Bai He (Bulbus Lilii)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, slightly cold
    Channels: Heart, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes Lung yin, drains heat from the Heart, stops cough, quiets the spirit.

  • Bei Sha Shen

    $0.08

    Bei Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae)
    Properties:
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, clears the Lungs, augments the Stomach, generates fluids.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Bie Jia (Powder)

    $0.26

    Bie Jia (Carapax Trionycis)
    Properties: salty, cold
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, subdues yang, clears heat from deficiency, softens hardness, disperses clumping. Also invigorates blood and promotes menstruation.
    Additional Notes: Please tell your patient that as this is a powdered herb the bag should be opened slowly to stop the powder from escaping. For best results open the bag upside down inside the pot with a small amount of water in the bottom and once the bag is removed quickly close the lid.

  • Gui Ban (Powder)

    $0.44

    Gui Ban (Plastrum Testudinis)
    Properties: salty, sweet, cold
    Channels: Heart, Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Strongly nourishes yin of the Liver and Kidneys, subdues the yang, strengthens the bones and unblocks the Ren channel. Also nourishes and cools blood while tonifying the Heart.
    Additional Notes: Expensive. Please tell your patient that as this is a powdered herb the bag should be opened slowly to stop the powder from escaping. For best results open the bag upside down inside the pot with a small amount of water in the bottom and once the bag is removed quickly close the lid.

  • Han Lian Cao

    $0.02

    Han Lian Cao (Herba Ecliptae)
    Properties: sweet, sour, cool
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Liver and Kidneys, cools heat, stops bleeding, blackens the hair. When stopping bleeding use with Nu Zhen Zi.

  • Hei Zhi Ma

    $0.03

    Hei Zhi Ma (Semen Sesami nigrum)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, tonifies Liver and Kidneys, lubricates the Intestines. Also nourishes blood and extinguishes wind to stop headaches, dizziness and numbness (e.g. from blood or yin deficiency).

  • Mai Men Dong Certified

    $0.15

    Mai Men Dong Certified (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japnici)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, slightly cold
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach, Heart (Lungs)
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Stomach, Spleen, Heart and Lungs, clears heat, quiets irritability. Also moistens the Intestines.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Nan Sha Shen

    $0.07

    Nan Sha Shen (Adenophorae Radix)
    Properties: sweet, cool, slightly bitter
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Lungs and Stomach, clears heat, generates fluids, stops cough and also expels phlegm.

  • Nu Zhen Zi (Prepared)

    $0.10

    Nu Zhen Zi (Prepared) (Fructus Ligustri lucidi)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, cool (or neutral)
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of Liver and Kidneys, cools heat, brightens the eyes, blackens the hair. To stop bleeding, usually used with Han Lian Cao.
    Additional Notes: We only dispense the prepared form. To prepare we soak the Nu Zhen Zi in wine, then steam it. This greatly increases the tonifying effect while preventing the intensely yin nature of the herb from impacting on the digestion.

  • Shi Hu

    $0.11

    Shi Hu (Herba Dendrobii)
    Properties: sweet, slightly salty, bland, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes Stomach yin, generates fluids, enriches Kidney yin, augments essence, expels heat from deficiency. Also brightens the eyes.
    Additional Notes: Needs to be boiled at least 30 minutes.

  • Tian Men Dong

    $0.17

    Tian Men Dong (Tuber Asparagi)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, Very cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Lungs and Kidneys, generates fluids, cools heat due to yin deficiency. Also stops cough.

  • Xi Yang Shen

    $1.02

    Xi Yang Shen (Radix Panacis qinquifolii)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Kidneys, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, tonifies qi, cools fire, generates fluids.
    Additional Notes: Expensive.

  • Yu Zhu

    $0.08

    Yu Zhu (Rhizoma Polygonati odorati)
    Properties: sweet, slightly cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Lungs and Stomach without being cloying, restores fluids injured by external pathogens without preventing the expulsion of those pathogens. Also extinguishes wind, softens tendons and moistens the sinews (e.g. yin deficiency leading to pain and spasms of the tendons). Can help with dizziness due to yin deficiency allowing internal wind.

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