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YU JIN

Names for Yu Jin
Pharmaceutical: Tuber Curcumae
Botanical: Curcuma aromatica Salisbury,Curcuma zedoaria (Berg.) Rosc.,Curcuma longa L.,Curcuma kwangsiensis S. Lee & C.F. Liang(Zingiberaceae)
Other names: Yu Jin (Guang)
Description: Turmeric Root Tuber.

Actions
Moves Blood; Calms pain; Moves Qi; Resolves depression and stagnation of the Qi; Cools Blood; Clears the Heart; Promotes the flow from the Gall-Bladder; Treats jaundice; ...

Origin of yu jin
* Guang Yu Jin: Guangdong. * Chuan Yu Jin: Sichuan.;

Preparation of yu jin
The drug is collected in autumn and winter when stem and leaves wither, removed from soil and rootlets, steamed or boiled thoroughly, dried in the sun, and cut into slices.;

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