Longan - Arillis ( 龙眼肉 ) ...Chinese Herb...

 

Latin Plant Name

Arillis Euphoriae Longanae

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Long Yan Rou

Common English Name

Longan Fruit

Part of Plant Used

Fruit

Nature

Warm

Taste

Sweet

Meridians Entered

Heart, Spleen

Common Usages

This herb is used in formulas to treat certain types of insomnia (TCM: due to deficient Heart or Spleen weakness), frequently caused by post-birth weakness where mother has not had sufficient time to recover.

Traditional Usages and Functions

Tonjfies Heart and Spleen, nourishes Blood, and calms Spirit

Common Formulas Used In

Ginseng and Longan

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

Do not use where there is fire and stagnation of phlegm and dampness.



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