The TCM herb "yu jin" which in english is "tumeric tuber", is categorized within the "herbs that invigorate blood" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the heart, liver and lung channels and exhibits acrid, bitter (ku) and cool taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Yu Jin has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding yu jin:
Yu Jin may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored formula (in most cases), to influence the following conditions: anxiety, chest pain, jaundice and/or trauma
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, yu jin is generally included in the following 3 formulas:
Resuscitates, clears heat, calms shen, and expels phelgm - coma arising from stroke, convulsions, loss of consciousness.
Phlebitis, generally chronic.
Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, excessive uterine bleeding or spotting between cycles. Infertility, history of miscarriage.
As noted above, yu jin is within the herbs that invigorate blood functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
(truncated intro "... for blood stasis - pain, abscesses and ulcers, abdominal masses. )".
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