Yan Hu Suo


Yan Hu Suo in TCM:

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

English Name: corydalis
Pharmacuetical Name: Rhizoma Corydalis
Properties: acrid, bitter, warm

Temperature: warm

Channels: ST, SP, HT, LV

Flavors: bitter, pungent

Special Properties:
circulates qi, circulates blood, alleviates bi syndrome

Actions / Indications:
  • Invigorates blood, promotes qi movement, alleviates pain (angina, CAD, pain due to blood stasis; qi stagnation and trauma, particularly for dysmenorrhea and pain of the chest, abdomen, epigastrium, bi syndrome; very effective for excess pain depending on combination, hernia)
  • (cc: pregnancy)

    Special Notes:
  • According to one Dr Ding Guan-Di for right sided hypochondriac pain you should combine Xuan Fu Hua and Xiang Fu. For left sided hypochondriac pain Chuan Lian Zi and Yan Hu Suo are better.