Pinyin: di huang

ENGLISH NAME: Rehmannia

LATIN NAME: Rehmanniae Radix

Pinyin: di huang

Properties: sweet, bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver, Kidney

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Heat and Cools the Blood
2. Nourishes Yin and Promotes Generation of Body Fluids

DOSAGE
10 to 30 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS

Sweet and stagnating in nature, Sheng Di Huang may create dampness in the middle jiao and is contraindicated in patients with Spleen and Stomach qi or yang deficiencies or those with abdominal fullness or diarrhea.