Yu Jin

Review Yu Jin Forms and Sizes Below

Common Name: Wild Turmeric
Botanical Name: Curcuma phaeocaulis tuber
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Yu Jin

Yu Jin Benefits & Information

Yu Jin is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb, known for many benefits to the lungs, heart, gallbladder, and liver. It promotes healthy circulation and provides botanical support for pain

  1. Liver Health: Yu Jin is widely recognized in traditional Chinese medicine for its ability to invigorate blood, reduce liver stagnation, and enhance liver function, making it beneficial for treating jaundice and other liver-related disorders.

  2. Mental Wellbeing: It is believed to have a calming effect on the emotions and is used to treat psychological issues like depression and anxiety. Yu Jin aids in clearing heat and cooling the blood, which, according to TCM theory, helps soothe the mind.

  3. Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Properties: Yu Jin contains curcumin, which is known for its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This makes it helpful in managing inflammatory conditions and in promoting overall health.

  4. Digestive Health: It helps in promoting digestion and reducing discomforts like bloating and gas. It is also used to treat dysentery and other gastrointestinal issues.

  5. Wound Healing and Skin Health: Topically, Yu Jin can be applied to cuts, bruises, and skin inflammations due to its antiseptic properties.

  6. Yu Jin Dosage: Follow your doctor's instructions.


Cautions for Yu Jin:

  • Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: The use of Yu Jin during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended without the supervision of a healthcare provider due to insufficient data on its safety.
  • Blood-Thinning Effects: Yu Jin may have blood-thinning properties. Individuals on anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications should use Yu Jin with caution.
  • Gallbladder Issues: Those with gallstones or bile duct obstruction should avoid Yu Jin as it may exacerbate these conditions.
  • Allergic Reactions: As with any herb, there is a potential for allergic reactions. People who are sensitive to other members of the ginger family should be cautious.

As with any herbal treatment, it is essential to consult with a healthcare provider or a qualified herbalist before incorporating Yu Jin into your health regimen, especially given its powerful effects and potential interactions with medications.

Yu Jin Properties: Cool, Bitter, Acrid
Yu Jin Channels: Lung, Heart, Liver, Gallbladder
Yu Jin Chemical Components: curcumin, demethoxycurcumin, borneol, zingberene, curcumol, phellandrene

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  • Turmeric Root Tuber, 10x Concentrated Granules.
Action: Promotes the movement of Qi and disperses stasis.
Clear the heart and resolve mood swings.
Benefits the gallbladder and reduces yellow eyes. Property: Yu Jin is acrid, bitter, cold.
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    Turmeric Root Tuber 10X Extract Granules

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  • Yu Jin   Powder  Turmeric 500g Powder Plum Flower When using Yu Jin it is best to use as a decoction
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    Plum Flower

    Yu Jin Powder Turmeric 500g Powder Plum Flower

    Common Name: Rhizoma Curcumae domesticae,   Wild turmeric, Curcuma Botanical Name:   Curcuma phaeocaulis tuber Pin Yin Name:   Yu Jin Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product. Package...

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