Corydalis Tuber

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   Introduction To Corydalis Tuber (yan hu suo)











Corydalis Tuber (yan hu suo)

Rhizoma Corydalis

Properties: It is pungent and bitter in flavour, warm in nature, acts on the heart, liver and spleen channels. Being pungent for dispersing blood stasis, warm for freeing the passage of blood, it effects both on the blood division of heart and liver and the Qi in spleen and lung. Its function is promoting Qi and blood circulation, and it is especially good at relieving pain. It is usually used to treat various pain due to stasis in the blood division.

Effects: Promoting blood circulation by removing blood stasis, and promoting circulation of Qi to stop pain.


1.  For treatment of blood stasis in heart channel, colicky pain due to obstruction of Qi in the chest, it is usually used in combination with Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae, Flos Carthami, and other herbs with effect of removing blood stasis to relieve pain; For treatment of blood stasis, epigastric, stabbing pain it can be used together with Radix salviae Miltiorrhizae, Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae, Fructus Amomi, Faeces Trogopterorum, and other drugs having the function of promoting flow of Qi to relieve pain.

2. For treatment of distending pain on the chest and hypochondrium caused by Qi and blood stasis in the liver channel, irregular menstruation, it can be used in combination with Radix Bupleuri, Rhizoma Cyperi, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, and other herbs; For treatment of accumulation of cold in the liver channel, cold-pain in the lower abdomen, it is used together with Fructus Foeniculi, Radix Linderae, Fructus Euodiae, and other herbs having the effect of warming the liver channel to expel the cold, promoting circulation of Qi to relieve pain.

Besides, it is used to treat headache due to blood stasis, pain caused by traumatic ecchymoses, arthralgia caused by wind-dampness.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g; 1.5-3g of powder each time taken with warm water.




For the convenience of customers, we offer the Corydalis Tuber (yan hu suo) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, once a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Corydalis Tuber (yan hu suo) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $50.00.


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