精选 生薏米/薏米仁/苡米 （16 oz/包）
“Research shows that coix seed can reduce inflammation, stop pain, lower fever, regulate blood sugar and pressure, relieve contacted muscle, enhance immunity, anti-cancer, regulate respiratory movement and induce ovulation.” (www.shen-nong.com)
“Job's tears are well known for its health benefits due to its rich antioxidant and high fiber content. The extract of the Coix plant is used in Chinese medicine for treatment of cancer. Coix [seed] is suitable for relieving muscle spasm and blood sugar regulations.” (www.omicsonline.org)
"Coix seeds are used to strengthen the spleen and act as a diuretic to remove fluids that have been retained. ... Coix seeds are frequently prescribed. Those with swelling of the legs or gastrointestinal problems such as diarrhea, poor digestion and abdominal bloating may also benefit from their use.” (www.asiaone.com)
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet; It is light and slightly cold in effect. [Coix] is the seed kernel of the gramineous plant Job's tears. It is used traditional to cure diarrhea, damp numbness, tendons and veins constriction, unfavorable flexion and extension, edema, athlete's foot, pulmonary atrophy, pulmonary carbuncle, intestinal carbuncle, leucorrhea,
It enters the Spleen, Lung and Kidney meridians.
Indications: It invigorates the spleen, nourishes the lungs, clears away heat and [reduces] dampness [edema].
Coix is an ingredient in Herbal Slimming Soup Item Number: 410293
去濕料 (Qu Shi Liao Herbal Soup)
detoxifying, slimming, reduces water retention, heart protector
Traditional Chinese Medical References:
① "Ben Jing"; [elasticity of ] the main tendons, constriction, can not bend and stretch, rheumatism, qi.
② "Bie Lu": In addition to [weak] bones and evil spirits [neuropathy], it is beneficial to the stomach and intestines, reduces edema, and is edible.
③ "Yao Xing Lun": Mainly the lung dysfunction, lung qi, vomiting pus and blood, coughing and spitting. Decoction of broken Wuxi swelling.
④ "Shi Liao Ben Cao": to remove dry and wet athlete's foot.
⑤ "Ben Cao Shi Yi": Warm qi is the main thing to quench thirst. Kills roundworms.
Oral administration: decoction, 10~30g; or into pills, powder, soak in wine, cook porridge, make soup.
Cautions: The strength of this product is slow, so it should be taken for a long time. Spleen deficiency without dampness [edema], dry stools and pregnant women should take it with caution.