Asian Ginseng Root
Powerfully tonifies Yuan Qi
Extreme collapse of Qi or abandoned conditions that manifest in shallow breathing, shortness of breath, cold limbs, profuse sweating and an almost imperceptible pulse (after blood loss, overly profuse sweating, or other problems related to severe fluid loss – it can be used alone in these emergencies)
Collapse of Yang
Collapse of Yin
Tonifies Spleen and Stomach Qi
Lethargy, anorexia, chest and abdominal distention, chronic diarrhea and, in severe cases, prolapse of the Stomach, uterus or rectum
Tonifies Lung Qi
Lung Qi Deficiency with wheezing, shortness of breath, and labored breathing on exertion
Generates Body Fluids and stops thirst
Wasting and thirsting disorder (Xiao Ke) and high fevers with profuse sweating which injures Qi and fluids
Tonifies Heart Qi and calms the Spirit
Heart Qi Deficiency
Qi and Blood Deficiency with palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, forgetfulness, and restlessness
Treats impotence – With Kidney Yang tonics for impotence
Tonifies Qi in Deficiency patients with Exterior conditions
Exterior disorder with Interior Deficiency
- Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficiency with Heat signs including steaming bone disorder.
- Contraindicated for those with Heat Excess.
- Contraindicated for those with Liver Yang Rising.
- Contraindicated for those with with Fire due Stagnation
- Contraindicated for those with hypertension (systolic over 180mm Hg).
- Contraindicated for those with pathogenic Fire in the Lungs with wheezing, cough and overabundant Phlegm.
- Contraindicated for those in the early stages of bleeding disorders.
- Contraindicated for those with sensations of pain in the chest and diaphragm.
- Contraindicated for those with hiccups, constipation or parasitic accumulation.
- Do not take with coffee or other stimulants
- Use with caution for those with an external invasion.
- Antagonizes Faeces Trogopterori Wu Ling Zhi.
- Incompatible with Rz. et Rx. Veratri Li Lu.
- Antagonizes Sm. Raphani Lai Fu Zi.
- Is antagonized by Fr. Gleditsiae Zao Jiao.
- This herb may induce mania in depressed patients who are taking antidepressants such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) including phenelzine (Nardil), tranylcypromine (Parnate) and isocarboxazid (Marplan).
- In combination with Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi, Rz. Acori Shi Chang Pu and Poria Fu Ling, Ren Shen was found to reduce ethanol-induced impairment of memory registration and scopolamine-induced memory registration deficit.
- Hypoglycemia may occur when this herb is combined with anti-diabetics such as insulin, tolbutamide (Orinase), glipizide (Glucotrol) and glyburide (DiaBeta/Micronase).
thanks to Joel Penner and Americandragon.com for the information. Taken with permission.
Availability status: in stock