Pinyin: ba ji tian (yan)

English Name: Salt Fried Radix Morindae Officinalis

Latin Name:Salt Fried Morindae Officinalis Radix

Pinyin: ba ji tian (yan)

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)


DOSAGE
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.