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Introduction To Desertliving Cistanche (rou cong rong) 









Desertliving Cistanche (rou cong rong)    

Herba Cistanchis


Properties: Sweet and salty in flavour, warm in nature, it is tropistic to the kidney and large intestine channels. Being sweet, warm and moist in nature, it functions in invigorating Yang and supplementing vital essence; and due to its salty nature, it can act on the kidney channel, tonifying kidney-yang and supplementing kidney essence which are mild in action and have no disadvantages of impairing Yin and helping fire. It serves to treat syndromes of insufficiency of kidney-yang, consumption of essence and blood, impotence and infertility. Besides, it is also tropistic to the large intestine channel to lubricate bowels, serving to treat constipation due o exhaustion of essenceand dryness in bowel.

Effects: Tonifying Yang, supplementing essence, moistening and relaxing bowels.


1. For insufficiency of kidney-yang, consumption of essence and blood, premature ejaculation and impotence, it is often used with Radix Morindae Officinalis, Herba Epimedii, Cortex Eucommiae, Placenta Hominis etc. ; for infertility due to uterine cold, it is used with Colla Cornu Cervi, Folium Artemisiae Argyi, Cortex Cinnamomi, Radix Rehmanniae Praeparata, etc, ; for weakness of muscles and bones due to kidney-deficiency, it is used with Radix Morindae Officinalis and Cortex Eucommiae, etc.

2. For consumption of essence and blood, and constipation due to dryness of the intestines, it is often used with laxatives such as Herba cynomorii, Fructus Cannabis and Radix Angelicae Sinensis.

Dosage and Administration: 10-15g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Desertliving Cistanche (rou cong rong) 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, twice 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 Desertliving Cistanche (rou cong rong) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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