Theory

Yuan Zhi Senega Root - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Yuan Zhi Names

  • English Name: Senega Root
  • Pinyin Name: Yuan Zhi

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Functional Groupings



Yuan Zhi Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Calms the spirit, quiets the heart - insomnia, palpitations, anxiety, restlessness.
  • Expels phlegm from the lungs, clears the heart orifices - copious sputum, mental confusion, seizures.
  • Reduces abscesses, dissipate swellings - boils, sores, painful breasts.


Yuan Zhi Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g




Yuan Zhi Appears In 2 Formulas

Tian Wan Bu Xin Wan

  • Emperor of Heavens Special Pill to Tonify the Heart
  • 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.

  • Calm The Spirit
  • Nourish the Heart and Calm the Spirit



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