Pinyin: suo yang

ENGLISH NAME: Cynomorium

LATIN NAME: Cynomorii Herba

Pinyin: suo yang

Properties: sweet, warm
Channels Entered: Liver, Kidney, Large Intestine

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Tonifies Kidney Yang

2. Lubricates Intestines and Promotes Bowel Movement

DOSAGE
10 to 15 grams in decoction or pill form.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Suo Yang is contraindicated in patients with diarrhea caused by Spleen deficiency or constipation from excess heat.
• It is contraindicated in yin-deficient patients who are easily aroused sexually.