Yu Zhu

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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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.