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Shan Yao

Dioscorea | 山藥
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SKU D4610

Ingredient: Chinese yam (shan yao).

Mandarin: 山藥
Pin-Yin: Shan Yao
English: Dioscorea
Korean: 산두근
Romaji: Sanyaku
Kanji: 山薬
Kampo: No

 

 

Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Dioscoreae Rhizoma

Sources:

  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)

Properties:

  • Neutral, sweet

Channels Entered:

  • Lung, spleen, kidney

Herb Actions:

  • Tonifies and supplements the stomach and spleen
  • Tonifies lung qi and supplements lung yin
  • Tonifies the kidneys

Contraindications:

  • Not recommended for use by itself in cases of excess dampness

Commonly Found In:

  • Rehmannia Six Formula, Rehmannia Eight Formula, Anemarrhena, Phellodendron & Rehmannia Formula

FUNCTIONS: Tonifies spleen and stomach, tonifies lung and kidney, astringes sperm.*

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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