Longan - Arillis ( 龙眼肉 ) ...Chinese Herb...
Latin Plant Name
Arillis Euphoriae Longanae
Pinyin Mandarin Name
Long Yan Rou
Common English Name
Part of Plant Used
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
Cautions in Use
Do not use where there is fire and stagnation of phlegm and dampness.