Chinese Herb: Yin Er (Fruiting Body of Tremella, Wood Ear), Fructificatio Tremellae Fuciformis
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Chinese Herb: Yin Er (Fruiting Body of Tremella, Wood Ear), Fructificatio Tremellae Fuciformis

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Herbs that Tonify Yin

Neutral Yin Er (Fructificatio Tremellae Fuciformis)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin:
Fructificatio Tremellae Fuciformis
Chinese:
银耳
Tone Marks:
yín ĕr
Alt Names:
Bai Mu Er, Bai Yin Er
Translation:
White Wood Ear

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Nourishes Stomach Yin, Generates Fluids, Moistens the Lungs
    For Yin deficiency with heat and possible ascending yang with symptoms including emaciation and heat in the five palms
  • Nourishes Lung Yin
    For Lung yin deficiency or Lung Heat with a dry cough, scanty sputum that is possibly blood streaked and difficult to expectorate.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use with caution in cases with cough due to wind cold

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-9 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 3-9 grams in decoction(Bensky)

Chinese Herb Notes

  • Yin Er is often eaten as a sweet treat with Long Yan Rou, Lian Zi, and rock sugar in water.
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