Yi Yi Ren (Seeds of Job's Tears) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Seeds of Job's Tears
  • Pinyin Name:  Yi Yi Ren
  • Promotes urination, drains dampness - edema, difficult urination, damp leg qi.
  • Strengthens the spleen, stops diarrhea.
  • Clears heat and expels pus - carbuncles, lung or intestinal abscesses.
  • Expels wind-damp, relieves joint and muscle pain.
  • Clears damp-heat - any damp-heat disorder at any level with greasy tongue coating and digestive problems.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Drain Dampness

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 9-30g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Lung ◦ Spleen ◦ Kidney

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han) ◦ Sweet (Gan)

    Herbal Formulas Which Include Yi Yi Ren

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Yi Yi Ren (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
    Bao Ji Wan

    Empirical formula for food poisioning.  Also useful for overeating, excessive drinking - over indulgence in general.  Symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, belching, reflux, nausea, vomiting, aversion to food, possibly diarrhea.

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    Qian Lie Shu Wan

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    Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan

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