Lu Rong


Lu Rong in TCM:

Explore the properties of Lu Rong according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: deer antler, hairy deer horn, hairy antler
Pharmacuetical Name: Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum
Properties: sweet, salty, warm

Temperature: warm

Channels: KD, LV

Flavors: sweet, salty
Tonifies: blood, yang

Actions / Indications:
  • Tonifies the KD and fortifies the Yang (low sex drive, male infertility, fatigue, impotence, cold extremities; light headedness, tinnitus, hearing loss; sore and lack of strength of low back and knees, difficult to heal fractures, early selinity; frequent clear copious urination)
  • Nourishes essence and blood; strengthens bones and sinews (severe blood deficiency with yang deficiency; development disorders in children)
  • Regulates Chong and Ren; Stabilizes Dai ( infertility due to cold womb; deficient cold vaginal discharge of uterine bleeding)
  • Promotes pus discharge; generates flesh (internally or topically for chronic ulcerations; yin-type boils)
  • (cc: yin deficient heat; heat in blood level; phlegm-heat in Lung; blazing ST fire, warm-febrile disease)
  • (cc: overdose can cause yang to rise with inner wind, dizziness, red eyes)

    Special Notes:
  • According to the Materia Medica deer are considered among the most helpful animals to tonify yang and jing (essence).