Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Ophiopogon Tuber
  • Pinyin Name:  Mai Men Dong

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  • Moistens the lungs, stops cough - dry cough, coughing blood.
  • Augments stomach yin, generates fluids - dry tongue and mouth.
  • Clears heat and eliminates irritability due to yin deficiency or a warm-febrile disease in the ying level - particularly when symptoms are worse at night.
  • Moistens the intestines - constipation.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Tonify Yin

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 6-15g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Heart ◦ Lung ◦ Stomach

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han) ◦ Bitter (Ku) ◦ Sweet (Gan)



    Herbal Formulas Which Include Mai Men Dong

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Mai Men Dong (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

    TCM FormulaClinical Functions
    Bai He Gu Jin Wan

    For lung and kidney yin deficiency with signs such as dry cough, possibly with blood streaked sputum, dry and sore throat, heat in the five palms, nightsweats, wheezing.

    The Pulse will be thin and rapid and the Tongue will be red with little coating.

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    Gu Ben Wan

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    Sheng Mai San Wan

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    Tian Wan Bu Xin Wan

    Anxiety, insomnia, irritability, night sweats, low grade fever, restless sleep, poor memory, poor focus and concentration, nocturnal emissions, dry stools.

    Pulse will be thin and rapid and the Tongue will be red with little coating.

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    Wen Jing Tang Wan

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    Yu Quan Wan

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    • Yu Quan Pian - Excessive Thirst, Urination, Type II Diabetes Formula

    Related Conditions:

     ◦ Constipation ◦ Cough

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