- Solomonseal Rhizome
- Polygonati Rhizoma
|Medicinal Group||Yin-tonifying medicinal|
Dried rhizome of Polygonatum kingianum Coll. et Hemsl., Polygonatum sibirium Red. or Polygonatum cyrtonema Hua (Fam. Liliaceae)
|Nature and Flavors||sweet; neutral|
|Meridian Affinity||Spleen, Lung, Kidney|
To tonify qi and nourish yin, fortify the spleen, moisten the lung, and benefit the kidney
Root and Rhizome
Spleen-stomach weakness marked by lassitude, dryness in the mouth and anorexia; dry cough due to deficiency of yin of the lung; deficiency of vital essence and blood; wasting-thirst caused by internal heat
- Integrative Chinese (consisted of solomonseal rhizome) and western medicine could treat crescentic nephritis to obtain good effect, and reduce the quantity of glucocorticoid necessity for treatment.
- Bushen Houxue method (consisted of solomonseal rhizome) combined with ultrasound-guided follicle aspiration is a safe and effective treatment for refractory polycystic ovary syndrome, with few trauma.
Report on adverse effect
- Deng YY, Chen YP, Wang L, Hu Z, Jin Y, Shen L, Zhu R, Zhong Y. (2004). Clinical study on treatment of mid-advanced crescentic nephritis by qingre huoxue recipe. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. , 24(12):1084-6.
- Liang RN, Liu J, Lu J. (2008). Treatment of refractory polycystic ovary syndrome by bushen huoxue method combined with ultrasound-guided follicle aspiration. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. , 28(4):314-7.