Huang Jing


Huang Jing in TCM:

Explore the properties of Huang Jing according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: polygonatum root, king Solomon's seal rhizome, Siberian Solomon's seal rhizome, many-flower Solomon's seal rhizome
Pharmacuetical Name: Rhizoma Polygonati
Properties: sweet, neutral

Temperature: neutral

Channels: LU, SP, KD

Flavors: sweet
Tonifies: qi, yin, jing

Special Properties:
essence, resolves dryness

Actions / Indications:
  • Nourishes KD; Moistens LU (lung and kidney yin deficiency or Lung dryness, dry cough, consumption)
  • Tonifies SP qi and Yin (SP and ST deficiency of qi and/or yin, poor appetite, fatigue, dry mouth, red tongue with little coating)
  • Tonifies KD essence (jing) (generates marrow; lower back pain, knee weakness, dizziness, premature gray hair, blurry vision)

    Special Notes:
  • Relieves Xiao Ke (wasting and thirsting)

  • (cc: SP deficiency with dampness / diarrhea)
  • (cc: qi stagnation)
  • (cc: phlegm-damp cough)