Bai Zi Ren [1]

Posted by : admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 05:04 PM
Chinese Medicine Herbs / Calm the Spirit [2]

1 TASTE
Sweet and neutral


2 MERIDIANS
Heart, kidney and large intestine


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To nourish the blood and tranquilize the mind; 2. To moisten the intestines and move feces


4 INDICATIONS
1. Deficient blood of the heart manifested as irritability, insomnia, palpitations and anxiety. Arborvitae seed (Bai Zi Ren [3]) is used with Wild jujube seed (Suan Zao Ren [4]) and Schisandra fruit (Wu Wei Zi [5]).2. Night sweating due to yin deficiency. Arborvitae seed (Baiziren) is used with Ginseng (Ren Shen [6]), Oyster shell (Mu Li [7]) and Schisandra fruit (Wuweizi).3. Constipation due to dryness in the intestines. Arborvitae seed ( Baiziren) is used with Apricot seed (Xing Ren [8]), Bush-cherry seed (Yu Li Ren [9]) and Peach seed (Tao Ren [10]) in the formula Wuren Wan.


5 DOSAGE
10-18 g


6 COUTIONS
This herb is contraindicated in cases with loose stool or excessive phlegm.


Bai Zi Ren

Image of herb: Bai Zi Ren [11]

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