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Ren Shen #1321

Pin Ying Name: Ren Shen

Chinese Name: 人參(紅)

English Name: Asian Ginseng

Latin Name: Ginseng, Radix Et Rhizoma

Herbs that tonify Qi
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Slightly Bitter
Slightly Warm
1-9g (Decoct Separately) 0.5-1g (Powder)
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Powerfully tonifies Yuan Qi

  • Extreme collapse of Qi or abandoned conditions that manifest in shallow breathing, shortness of breath, cold limbs, profuse sweating and an almost imperceptible pulse (after blood loss, overly profuse sweating or other problems related to severe fluid loss - it can be used alone in these emergencies)
  • Collapse of Yang
  • Collapse of Yin

Tonifies Spleen and Stomach Qi

  • Lethargy, anorexia, chest and abdominal distention, chronic diarrhea and, in severe cases, prolapse of the Stomach, uterus or rectum

Tonifies Lung Qi

  • Lung Qi Deficiency with wheezing, shortness of breath and labored breathing on exertion

Generates Body Fluids and stops thirst

  • Wasting and thirsting disorder (Xiao Ke) and high fevers with profuse sweating which injures Qi and fluids

Tonifies Heart Qi and calms the Spirit

  • Heart Qi Deficiency
  • Qi and Blood Deficiency with palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, forgetfulness and restlessness

Treats impotence

  • With Kidney Yang tonics for impotence

Tonifies Qi in Deficiency patients with Exterior conditions

  • Exterior disorder with Interior Deficiency
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency with Heat signs including steaming bone disorder.
  • Contraindicated for those with Heat Excess.
  • Contraindicated for those with Liver Yang Rising.
  • Contraindicated for those with with Fire due Stagnation.
  • Contraindicated for those with hypertension (systolic over 180mm Hg).
  • Contraindicated for those with pathogenic Fire in the Lungs with wheezing, cough and overabundant Phlegm.
  • Contraindicated for those in the early stages of bleeding disorders.
  • Contraindicated for those with sensations of pain in the chest and diaphragm.
  • Contraindicated for those with hiccups, constipation or parasitic accumulation.
  • Do not take with coffee or other stimulants.
  • Use with caution for those with an external invasion.