Cinnamon Bark ( 肉桂 ) ...Chinese Herb...
of Plant Used
Kidneys, Spleen, Liver, Bladder
This herb is used in formulas to treat chronic diarrhea with cold hands
and feet (TCM: internal core coldness; deficient Kidney and Spleen Yang;
deficient Qi and Blood), sometimes with symptoms of flushing of face and
head, wheezing, and sweating (TCM: false heat symptoms in upper part of body).
Usages and Functions
Promotes Yang growth in Kidneys and brings True Yang into system via Kidneys;
warms Kidneys and fortifies Yang; warms the Middle Burner and •disperses
cold; warms the channels, promotes menstruation, and alleviates pain; leads
the fire back to its source; generates Qi and Blood.
Formulas Used In
Ginseng and Tang Gui Ten; Rehmannia Eight; Tian Man and Eucommia; Tu-Huo
Do not use during pregnancy. Do not use when there is a strong Yin deficiency
or there are heat signs.
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