The Herbs That Tonify Yin Functional Grouping
Our database contains 15 TCM Herbs in the Herbs That Tonify Yin functional grouping
- Yin tonics are generally sweet, cold, enriching and cloying. They are inappropriate for spleen or stomach deficiency, internal dampness or phlegm, abdominal distension, and/or diarrhea.
- General Symptoms by System:
- Lung Yin Deficiency - dry cough, loss of voice, thirst, dry throat, dry skin, spitting up thick sputum, chronic cough, low-grade afternoon fevers, night sweats, coughing up blood, a thin rapid pulse.
- Stomach Yin Deficiency - lack of appetite, irritability, thirst, dry mouth, constipation, occurs often after severe febrile diseases.
- Liver Yin Deficiency - visual acuity, dry, dull eyes, night blindness, dizziness, tinnitus, dry nails, low grade sensation of heat, red tongue, dry mouth and throat, fast and thin pulse.
- Kidney Yin Deficiency - many chronic diseases, dizziness, tinnitus, weakness of the lower back and knees, heat in the five palms, afternoon low-grade fever, diminished sexual function, scanty and ark urine, a red and dry tongue, and a thin pulse without strength (usually with liver yin deficiency).
- Gui Ban (Fresh Water Turtle Shell)
- Luo Han Guo (Momordica Fruit)
- Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber)
- Nu Zhen Zi (Privet Fruit)
- Sang Ji Sheng (Mulberry Mistletoe Stem)
- Sha Shen (Glehnia Root)
- Shi Hu (Dendrobium Stem)
- Su Jiu Gui Ban (Deep Fried Fresh Water Turtle Shell)
- Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber)
- Xi Yang Shen (American Ginseng Root)
- Yu Zhu (Solomon's Seal Rhizome, Polygonatum)
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