Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Asparagus Tuber
  • Pinyin Name:  Tian Men Dong
  • Nourish kidney yin, clear lung heat - yin deficiency with heat signs in the upper warmer, dryness of mouth, thick or blood-streaked sputum that is difficult to expectorate.
  • Moisten the lungs, nourish kidneys, generate fluids - lung and kidney yin deficiency, especially xiao ke, low grade afternoon fever, constipation.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Tonify Yin

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

     ◦ Lung ◦ Kidney

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

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



    Herbal Formulas Which Include Tian Men Dong

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Tian 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
    Gu Ben 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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    Wu Ji Bai Feng Wan

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