Long Yan Rou


Long Yan Rou in TCM:

Explore the properties of Long Yan Rou according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: longan fruit, dried longan pulp
Pharmacuetical Name: Arillus Longan
Properties: sweet, warm

Temperature: warm

Channels: SP, HT

Flavors: sweet
Tonifies: blood

Actions / Indications:
  • Tonifies Heart and Spleen; nourishes blood; calms spirit (heart palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness or short term memory loss, dizziness due to SP and HT deficiency; excessive pensiveness or over-thinking)

    Special Notes:
  • Shown to have an antibiotic effect against fungi.

  • (cc: phlegm-fire or middle jiao dampness)