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Suo Yang

Suo Yang
Suo Yang #

Name

Suo Yang (Herba Cynomorii)

  1. Songaria Cynomorium Herb
  2. 鎖陽
  3. 锁阳
  4. Herba Cynomorii

The Effect of Suo Yang

Property

Sweet, warm; kidney, liver and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Tonify kidney, invigorate yang, moisten intestine to smooth stool.

Indications

Kidney yang deficiency, blood essence deficiency, dryness in intestine and constipation.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~15 g.

Cations

It is contraindicated in cases of yin deficiency with effulgent fire, diarrhea due to spleen deficiency, constipation of excess heat type.