cistanches rou cong rong
Cistanche is used to replenish blood and Kidney-Jin in . It is to use for impotence and disturbance of menstruation. Since the characteristic of this is warm (not hot), blend and sweet, thus it does not give a strong action.
1.Pharmaceutical name:Herba Cistanches Deserticolae
2.Latin botanical name:Cistance salsa Benth. et HookBoschniakia glabra C. A. Mey. (Japanese variety)
3.Common Name:cistanche, fleshy stem of the broomrape
4.Properties (characteristics):sweet, salty warm.
5.Channels (meridians) entered:large intestine, kidney
6.Actions & Indications
1)for impotence: due to shenyangxu (kidney yang deficient) condition
2)for constipation: due to qixu (qi deficient) or blood deficient
4)for excessive uterine bleeding
5)for yeast infection from cold deficient womb
6)for high blood pressure
7)for bleeding of the kidneys and/or bladder
8)for inflammation of the kidneys
7.Cautions:not to use in case of diarrhea due to pixu (spleen deficient) .not to use in patient with heat sign.