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tonify blood and yin, #1 herb to tonify kid yin, yang rising, yin xu, very sticky (sheng di huang is easier to digest)
Shu Di Huang (prepared rehmannia) –
Tonify Blood
liv yin and blood, kidney yin and essence, dispels wind from skin, #1 herb to blacken hair by nourishing blood and essence, moistens intestines
He Shou Wu
Tonify Blood
#1 women’s herb, tonifies, harmonizes and moves blood, regulates menses, moistens intestines, sticky so careful w/ sp xu w/damp
Dang Gui
Tonify Blood
protects yin in formulas, tonifies yin and blood, soothes and calms the liver (unique for a tonic), harmonizes ying and wei, stops spasms (w/ gan cao), mild to cool blood and stop bleeding, never use chai hu w/out bai shao
Bai Shao (white peony)
Tonify Blood
stops any kind of bleeding, tonifies blood and yin, moistens lu and intestines, very sticky – dissolve in hot water
E Jiao (donkey skin gelatin)
Tonify Blood
benefits eyes, tonifies liv blood and kid yin, mildly nourishes essence, sticky
Gou Qi Zi
Tonify Blood
(+) KD &LV Yin, mildly (+) Bld; brightens eyes
Sang Shen (mulberry fruit)
Tonify Blood
tonifies ht and sp qi, calms spirit, nourishes yin and blood, very sticky
Long Yan Rou