Theory

Yi Zhi Ren Black Cardamon - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Yi Zhi Ren Names

  • English Name: Black Cardamon
  • Pinyin Name: Yi Zhi Ren

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Yi Zhi Ren Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Warms the kidneys, retains essence, holds urine - spermatorrhea, frequent and copious urine, urinary incontinence, dribbling urine.
  • Warms the spleen, stops diarrhea - cold spleen or stomach patterns with diarrhea, cold abdominal pain, excess salivation, thick/bad taste in the mouth.


Yi Zhi Ren Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g




Yi Zhi Ren Appears In 1 Formula

Bi Xie Feng Qing Yin Wan

  • Dioscorea Formula To Separate The Clear
    • Generally for painful urination issues (gao lin) that arises from kidney yang deficiency.
    • With related kidney yang deficiency pattern - chronic urinary tract infections, leukorrhea, vaginal thrush.
    • Chronic prostatitis, particularly with white and cloudy urine.
  • Expel Dampness
  • Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness
  • Cautions
    • Avoid in cases arising from bladder damp heat - ba zheng wan or san jin wan would likely be better.



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