Pinyin: yu jin

ENGLISH NAME: Curcuma Wenyujin

LATIN NAME: Curcumae Radix Praeparata

Pinyin: yu jin

Properties: acrid, bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver, Gallbladder

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Activates Qi and Blood Circulation, Relieves Pain

2. Clears Heat and Cools Blood

3. Clears the Heart, Opens Orifices and Promotes Consciousness

4. Treats Jaundice

DOSAGE
6 to 12 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Yu Jin counteracts Ding Xiang (Flos Caryophylli).
• Yu Jin should be used with caution during pregnancy.
• Yu Jin is contraindicated in patients without qi and blood stagnation, or those with underlying yin deficiency and bleeding.