Pinyin: ba ji tian (yan)
English Name: Salt Fried Radix Morindae Officinalis
Latin Name:Salt Fried Morindae Officinalis Radix
Properties: acrid, sweet, slightly warm
Channels Entered: Kidney
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Tonifies the Kidney and Assists the Yang
2. Strengthens Sinews and Bones, Treats Bi Zheng (Painful Obstruction Syndrome)
10 to 15 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Ba Ji Tían should not be used as a single-herb remedy for patients with yin-deficient fire. It should be combined with yin,jing (essence) or blood tonics.
• This herb is contraindicated in patients with damp-heat.