Eucommia – Du Zhong (Cortex Eucommiae)

duzhongSource: Du Zhong – the bark of Eucommia ulmoides Oliv., family Eucommiaceae.

Function: Du Zhong invigorates the liver and kidney, strengthens the tendons and bones and soothes the fetus.

Application: Du Zhong is used for cold sensation and soreness of the loins and knees, weakness of tendons and bones, impotence and frequent urination. It can also be used for high blood pressure which is accompanied by deficiency of the kidney.