Broomrape (rou cong rong)

Nature: Warm; sweet and salty; attributive to kidneys, large intestine.


Broomrape / Cistanche Salsa

(rou cong rong) 肉蓯蓉


 

Nature: Warm; sweet and salty; attributive to kidneys, large intestine.

 

Characteristics: Fleshy stem of parasitic herb with scaly stalks and roots that resemble flesh. It is a superior herb. Both stalk and root can be eaten raw or stewed with meat as a potent sexual tonic for both men and women.

 

Therapeutic effects: Invigorate the kidney and supplement essence; moisturize the intestine and relax bowels; tonify kidney-yang and nourish kidney-yin for impotence, infertility, premature ejaculation and emission.