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Red Ginseng

Hong Shen
Hong Shen #

Name

Hong Shen (Red Ginseng)

  1. Hong Shen
  2. 紅參
  3. 红参

The Effect of Red Ginseng

Property

Sweet, slightly bitter, warm; spleen, lung and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Tonify qi and blood, nourish yin, promote the secretion of saliva, strengthen the heart and stomach, induce sedation.

Indications

Heart failure, Cardiac shock, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, cold limbs with weak pulse.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g.

Cations

Antagonizing to Li Lu.