Herbal Information for Coix Seed in Whole Seed Form
Common Name: Coix Seed, Semen coicis, Job's Tears, Chinese Pearl Barley
Botanical Name: Coix lachryma jobi semen
Pin Yin Name: Yi Yi Ren
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 500 Grams ( 1.1 pounds)
Form: whole seeds, some maybe split.
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: NuHerbs Organics
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
California Prop 65
Naturally Occurring Components: Palmitic acid, Myristic acid, Coixenolide
Additional Information About Yi Yi Ren
- Drains Dampness
- Clears Heat
- The aroma of the seeds is light, yet the taste is sweet.
- Harvested in the autumn as the fruit must be ripe.
- Supports healthy digestion
- Botanical support for fluid balance
**Use raw Yi Yi Ren for immune defense. Use stir fried Yi Yi Ren for improving digestion.
Product Properties: Sweet, Bland, Cold
Channels/Meridians: Small Intestine, Spleen Lung, Kidney
Yi Yi Ren (also known as Coix seed or Job's tears) is a plant that is commonly used in
Traditional Chinese medicine. It is believed to have a variety of medicinal properties,
including anti-inflammatory, diuretic, and laxative effects.
Some potential benefits of consuming Yi Yi Ren include: -Relieving constipation and promoting
bowel movement -Lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol levels -Relieving symptoms
of cough, sore throat and nasal congestion. -Relieving rheumatoid arthritis and reducing
inflammation in the body -Relieving symptoms of skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis
It is important to note that the majority of the benefits of this plant have not been
extensively researched or confirmed by clinical trials, more studies needed to confirm the benefits.
Job’s tears are the seeds that come from the Coix lacryma-jobi L plant.
They’re also called Coix seeds or Chinese pearl barley. The Coix plant is a tropical plant native to East Asia.
Also part of the grass family called Poaceae.
Job’s tears seeds are small, round seeds that are tear-shaped. They range in color including white, brown,
yellow and purple. They’re used for several purposes including food, medicine and making jewelry
such as rosaries. Job’s tears are part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine system where they are referred to as Yi Yi Ren.
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Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by in-house lab and independent third party lab. In-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatograph, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc.
In addition, the following additional tests are performed:
- Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen)
- Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic
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Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient, holistic medical system used all over the world to treat a wide variety of health issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works by helping to balance the bodies’ functions thus restoring health.
As soon as the Chinese people began to carve out a civilization in ancient China it developed a cultural heritage that has continued to the present day. TCM is the oldest and one of the safest, effective systems one can use to care for their body, it promotes health and helps to sustain longevity.
Chinese herbs have been with mankind for 5,000 years and will be with us in the years ahead – it is using nature’s bountiful gifts to have good health. Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.
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