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Ba Ji Tian

Pinyin : Ba Ji Tian

Botanical : Morinda officinalis How.

Description : Morinda Root.

Origin : Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Sichuan provinces of China.

Preparation : The herb is collected in spring and autumn, removed from rootlet, dried in the sun partially, beaten gently to be compressed, and then dried in the sun. For use, steam and remove the woody cores while hot, cut into slices.

Properties : Acrid , Sweet and Warm

meridians : Kidney , Liver

Actions & Indications :Tonifies the Kidneys. Benefits the Yang. Expels Wind.Disperses Dampness. Used for muscular atrophy, painful rheumatoid arthritis, ridding of damp cold.Used as tonic for kidneys, improving yang, especially for kidney yang deficiency that causes impotence, infertility, premature ejaculation, spermatorrhea, frequent urination, incontinence, irregular menses, cold and painful lower abdomen´╣É weak and achy loin and knees, and chronic pain of the sciatica nerves.

Contraindications : Yin Deficiency with Heat excess or Damp-Heat.Yang Deficiency with Cold and Dampness.