Ye Jiao Teng - Nourish HT Calm Spirit
HT, LV (9-30g)

Ye Jiao Teng - The Genie in the Bottle
When Aladin rubbed the lamp a powerful wind dispersed from it and it made a sound like "Ye-Jiao-Tang!!!!" - obviously Aladin had unblocked a bloody channel of some sort. A calm spirit named Genie appeared and told Aladin "I am your humble servant, here to nourish your HT, yin, and blood."

English Name: polygonum vine, fleeceflower vine
Pharmacuetical Name: Caulis Polygoni Multiflori
Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, neutral

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
wind dispersed... unblocked a bloody channel disperses wind; unblocks channels; nourishes blood
nourishing your HT, yin, and blood nourishes HT, yin, and blood


      Ye Jiao Teng Actions and Indications
  • Nourishes HT Yin and blood and calms spirit (yin and blood deficiency with insomnia and irritability; particularly for dream-disturbed sleep)
  • Nourishes Blood; Dispels Wind; Unblocks Channels (generalized weakness; soreness; pain; numbness due to blood deficiency, wind damp bi; also as external wash for skin rashes and itch)
  • (note: No contra-indications!)
    Special Notes:
  • Ye Jiao Teng, He Huan Hua, and Bai Zi Ren all treat insomnia, but Ye Jiao Teng corrects insomnia due to blood deficiency while He Huan Hua is best for insomnia caused by LV qi stagnation. Bai Zi Ren is best for insomnia due to HT deficiency.
  • Ye Jiao Teng is for depression due to blood stagnation, while He Huan Hua is for depression due to Qi stagnation. For depression with phlegm choose Yuan Zhi, while blood deficiency depression is best treated with He Huan Pi.

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