Jiu Zi


Jiu Zi in TCM:

Explore the properties of Jiu Zi according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: allium seed, tuber onion seed
Pharmacuetical Name: Semen Allii Tuberosi
Properties: acrid, sweet, warm

Temperature: warm

Channels: KD, LV

Flavors: sweet, pungent
Tonifies: yang

Special Properties:

Actions / Indications:
  • Warms KD; fortifies yang; secures essence (impotence, spermatorrhea, urinary incontinence, frequent urination, vaginal discharge, weak, sore lower back/knees)

    Special Notes:
  • Treats vomiting and stubborn hiccups caused by cold.

  • (cc: yin deficiency with heat signs)