In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Yuan Zhi belongs to category of herbs that calm the spirit.
Taste: bitter, acrid
Temperature: slightly warm
Channels Entered: Heart, Lung
(1) Calms the spirit, quiets the Heart, restores communication between the Heart & Kidneys.
(2) Exples phlegm, clears the orifces, and stops cough.
(3) Reduces abscesses and dissipates swellings.
Common Name: Chinese Senega Root
Pharmaceutical: Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae