Drying Rehmannia Root
Drying Rehmannia Root /Sheng Di Pian(6 oz/Bag)
Rehmannia root clears heat, cools blood, nourishes yin, and promotes body fluids production. Rehmannia root is often used in conditions like fever, fluid exhaustion, consumptive diseases, bleedings, anemia, dizziness, palpitations, and menstrual disorders...
Rehmannia root contains sterol, glycosides, and polysaccharides, its active components are mainly iridoid glycosides, such as catalpol, rehmanniosides A-D, leonuride, aucubin, melittoside, jioglutoside A-B, 6-O-E-feruloyl ajugol, rehmaglutins A-D, glutinoside, purpureaside C, echinacoside, jionosides A1 & B1, cistanosides A & F, and acteoside. Its polysaccharides include stachyose, raffinose, glucose, sucrose, fructose, manninotriose, galactose and rehmannia glutinosa polysaccharides (RPS-b). Rehmannia root also contains over 20 kinds of amino acids, as well as alkaloids, phosphoric acid, organic acids, adenosine, trace elements, lecithin and vitamin A.
The actions of Rehmannia root include regulating blood sugar, blood pressure, and immune functions. It can also affect the pituitary-adrenal and thyroid secretions, as well as anti-inflammation, cooling body, diuresis, anti-tumor, anti-aging, liver protection, promoting blood clotting, stimulating blood cells growth and gland secretions
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet, bitter; and it is slightly cold in effect. It is the root tuber of Scrophulariaceae plant Rehmannia glutinosa. It is used for fever polydipsia, internal heat, it is used to reduce thirst, bone steaming [inflammatory aarthritis] and fatigue, febrile plaque, hematemesis, uterine bleeding, blood in urine, blood in stool caused by blood heat, blood deficiency, and chlorosis, dizziness, palpitations, blood loss, and amenorrhea. It enters the Liver and Kidney meridians. Indications: It nourishes yin and clears away heat, cools, and nourishes the blood.
Dosage: Oral administration: decoction, 10~15g, large doses can be used up to 30g; It can be used to make an ointment or pills or powder, or pounded juice after infiltration. External use: appropriate amount, pound and apply.
Cautions: Use caution with patients who have spleen deficiency, diarrhea, stomach deficiency, loss of appetite, and excessive sputum in the chest, stomach, and lungs.