Cardamon (yi zhi ren)

Nature: Warm; pungent; attributive to spleen and kidneys.


Cardamon / Alpina Oxyphylia

(yi zhi ren) 益智仁


 

 

 

Nature: Warm; pungent; attributive to spleen and kidneys.

 

Characteristics: Seeds of an aromatic herb, a superior herb commonly used in cooking. The medicinal seeds are contained in a small fruit that is irregular in shape and grayish brown in color.

 

Therapeutic effects: Tonify kidney-yang for urinary incontinence, impotence and premature ejaculation; nourishes bone and sinew; warms kidney and spleen; control vomiting due to internal cold; ease abdominal pain; control excess urination and loose bowels.