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Introduction To Epimedium (yin yang huo)








Epimedium (yin yang huo)

Herba Epimedii

Properties: Pungent and sweet in flavour, warm in nature, it is attributive to the liver and kidney channels. Being sweet and warm, it can tonify the kidney and invigorate Yang; being pungent and warm, it can also dispell pathogenic wind and dampness. Being stronger in tonifying the kidney and strengthening muscles and bones, it serves to treat syndromes of impotence due to kidney-deficiency, infertility due to uterine coldness, wind-dampness with arthralgia, and weak extreties. In spite of weaker dryness than Rhizoma Curculiginis, it still can impair Yin and help Yang. So it should be used cautiously.

Effects:Tonifying the kidney, invigorating Yang, strengthening bones and muscles, dispelling wind and dampness.


1. For lumbago due to kidney-deficiency, impotence and infertility due to sperm coldness, it is often used with Fructus Lycii, Radix Morindae Offcinalis, Radix Rehmanniae Pareparata, radix Acontit, etc. to tonify the kidney strengthen Yang and supplement essence and blood.

2. For climacteric irregular menstruation, fluctuation of blood pressure, and functional uterine bleeding in the type of deficiency of kidney-yang, it is often used with Rhizoma Curculigins, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Rhizoma Anemarrhenae and Cortex Phellodendri to regulate and tonify Yin and Yang, and to nourish blood and modulate menstruation.

3. For chronic arthralgia, low immunity, cold pain and lassitude in the loins and knees, it is often used with Radix Morindae Officinalis, Ramulus Loranthi, Radix Achyarnthis, Cortex Eucommiae, Radix Dipsaci, etc. to dispel wind-dampness and strengthen muscles and bones.

Dosage and Administraton: 3-10g.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Epimedium (yin yang huo) 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 Epimedium (yin yang huo) 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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