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Yi Zhi Ren #1167

Pin Ying Name: Yi Zhi Ren

Chinese Name: 益智仁

English Name: Black Cardamom

Latin Name: Alpiniae Oxyphyllae, Fructus

Herbs that Tonify the Yang
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Warms the Kidneys and astringes Jing and urine

  • Frequent and copious urination, urinary incontinence and spermatorrhea or dribbling of urine due to Kidney Yang Deficiency
  • Kidney Jing not Consolidated
  • Irregular uterine bleeding

Warms the Spleen, increases the appetite and stops diarrhea and salivation

  • Spleen and Stomach Yang Deficiency with diarrhea, Cold abdominal pain, excessive salivation and a thick, unpleasant taste in the mouth
  • Abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea from Cold entering the Spleen and Kidneys
  • Contraindicated for those with spermatorrhea, frequent urination, vomiting, diarrhea or vaginal discharge due to Heat.
  • Contraindicated for those with Blood Dryness from Fire.
  • Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency Fire.
  • Do not use alone.