Plum Flower Curculiginis Root
Curculigo Orchioides Rhizome
Pinyin Name: Xian Mao
English Name: Curculiginis Root, Curculigo Orchioides Rhizome
Properties: acrid, hot
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver
Safety Index: toxic
Warm Kidney, fortify yang, urinary incontinence, polyuria, impotence, spermatorrhea, irregular menstruation, infertility are some of the conditions satisfied clients have successfully used this herb for.
Primary Traditional Functions
Warms the Kidney and Fortifies Yang
Curculiginis Root is one of the most potent Kidney yang tonics used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- Polyuria, loss of hearing and tinnitus
- Spleen and Kidney yang deficiencies with epigastric fullness and pain, poor appetite and vomiting of clear fluids
- Urinary incontinence
- Irregular menstruation or high blood pressure during menopause
- Epigastric coldness with acid regurgitation and poor appetite
Dispels Cold and Damp, Treats Bi Zheng (Painful Obstruction Syndrome)
Arthritis pain, numbness and stiffness result often from Kidney yang deficiency with wind cold damp obstructing the channels. Also strengthens the bones.
- Arthritis pain from Kidney yang deficiency
- Numbness and stiffness from Kidney yang deficiency
- Feeling of weakness in the bones and sinews
- Lower back and knee pain
Typical Usage of Concentrated Extract
1 to 2 grams per day or as directed by your health practitioner.
Cautions & Contraindications
- Xian Mao is contraindicated where there is yin deficiency fire or excess heat. Xian Mao is toxic and hot, therefore it is not recommended for long term use.
- Possible side effects are numbness or swelling of the tongue that can be relieved by taking Da Huang or Huang Qin
Xian Mao has relatively low toxicity. No fatalities were observed with a loading dose of 150 grams/kg via the oral route in mice.
Each bottle contains 100 grams. Contains non-gmo dextrin.