Chinese Senega – Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae)

yuanzhiSource: Yuan Zhi – the root of the perennial herbage Polygala tenuifolia Wild., or P. sibirica L., family Polygalaceae.

Function: Yuan Zhi tranquilizes the mind, eliminates phlegm for resuscitation and dissipates carbuncles.

Application: Yuan Zhi is used for irritability, palpitations due to fright, insomnia and memory loss. Yuan Zhi is also used for cough with excessive phlegm.