Botanical Name: Longan Arillus

Long Yan Rou

Long Yan Rou

Category: Tonify the Blood

Taste: Sweet

Temperature: Warm

Channels Entered: Heart, Spleen

Dosage: 9-15g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated in those with fire from constraint, phlegm with qi stagnation, or obstruction due to dampness.

Actions & Indications:

  • Tonifies and augments the Heart and Spleen, nourishes the blood, and calms the spirit: for insomnia, heart palpitations, forgetfulness, or dizziness due to Heart and Spleen deficiency. Commonly used for problems associated with excessive pensiveness or overwork. Can be taken alone as a tea.