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Du Zhong #1299

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Pin Ying Name: Du Zhong

Chinese Name: 杜仲

English Name: Eucommia Bark

Latin Name: Eucommiae, Cortex

Herbs that Tonify the Yang
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Sweet
Slightly Acrid
Astringent
Warm
Kidney
Liver
Heart
8-16g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver and strengthens the sinews and bones

  • Kidney and Liver Deficiency with a weak, sore or painful lower back and knees, fatigue and urinary frequency
  • Weakness of sinews and bones

Aids the smooth flow of Qi and Blood

  • Promotes circulation for weak sinews and bones

Calms the fetus

  • Deficiency Cold patterns with bleeding during pregnancy
  • Prevents miscarriage when the fetus is agitated or restless and when a pregnant woman has significant back pain or presents with a deficient condition
  • Threatened abortion

Lowers blood pressure

  • Dizziness and light-headedness due to Liver Yang Rising

Tonifies Kidney Yang

  • Reproductive and urinary disorders such as impotence and incontinence
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency Heat.
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy for those with symptoms of sinking Qi such as a dragging sensation in the abdomen and exhaustion.
  • Do not use in conjunction with herbs that raise Qi such as Rx. Astragali Huang Qi, Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma or Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu.