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Rou Cong Rong #1080

Pin Ying Name: Rou Cong Rong

Chinese Name: 肉蓯蓉

English Name: Desert Broomrape

Latin Name: Cistanche Dserticola

Herbs that Tonify the Yang
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Sweet
Salty
Warm
Large Intestine
Kidney
Ren Dai
6-21g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, benefits Jing and marrow and warms the Womb

  • Kidney Yang Deficiency with impotence, spermatorrhea, urinary incontinence, post-urinary dripping and Cold pain in the lower back and knees
  • Cold from Deficiency of the Womb with infertility, excessive uterine bleeding or vaginal discharge

Moistens the Intestines and facilitates the passage of stool

  • Constipation due to dry Intestines from inadequate fluids in elderly or debilitated people or people with Deficient Qi or Blood (with a large dosage, it can be used as a stand-alone herb)
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with diarrhea from Spleen and Stomach Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with Deficient Yin with Heat signs or those easily aroused with premature ejaculation.
  • Contraindicated for those with Excess heat.