Botanical Name: Ligustri lucidi Fructus
Category: Tonify the Yin
Taste: Bitter, Sweet
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Contraindicated in those with diarrhea from Spleen and Stomach cold from deficiency.
Actions & Indications:
- Nourishes and tonifies the Liver and Kidneys: for yin deficiency of the Liver and Kidneys with such symptoms as dizziness, spots before the eyes, soreness of the lower back, premature graying of the hair, and tinnitus.
- Augments the Liver and Kidneys and clears heat from deficiency: for internally-generated heat from yin deficiency.
- Augments the Liver and Kidneys and improves the vision: for diminished visual acuity in patients with Liver and Kidney deficiency.