Botanical Name: Coicis Semen

Yi Yi Ren

Yi Yi Ren

Category: Drain Dampness

Taste: Sweet, Bland

Temperature: Slightly Cold

Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Spleen, Kidney

Dosage: 9-30g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • None

Actions & Indications:

  • Facilitates the resolution of dampness and strengthens the Spleen: for edema, diarrhea, leg qi, painful urinary dribbling and damp-warmth.  It treats both the root and manifestations of these disorders.

    Yi Yi Ren in the Shell

    Yi Yi Ren in the Shell

  • Facilitates the resolution of dampness and eliminates painful obstruction: for wind-damp painful obstruction.  Especially effective for increasing joint mobility and reducing spasms in chronic cases.
  • Clears heat and expels pus: for soft, pustulated carbuncles as well as Lung or intestinal abscess.
  • Clears damp-heat: for any damp-heat disorder at any level characterized by a greasy tongue coating and digestive problems.