Plum Flower Longan Fruit
Long Yan Rou
Pinyin Name: Long Yan Rou
English Name: Longan Fruit
Properties: sweet, warm
Channels Entered: Heart and Spleen
Sleep, fatigue, forgetfulness, palpitations, pale complexion, spontaneous sweating, weakness, tonify the heart and spleen, benefit qi and blood are some of the conditions satisfied clients have successfully used this formula for.
Spleen and Heart Deficiencies
Heart governs blood vessels and Spirit. Spleen changes food into energy (qi). Persons who worry excessively damage the heart and spleen.
- Difficulty falling to sleep or staying asleep
- Worn out Spirit
Longan Berries are sweet in flavor, warm in thermal nature and don't cause stagnation. They nourish the Heart and Spleen. Long Yan Rou can be used by itself or mixed with other herbs. Some herbs Longan mixes well with to tonify Spleen and Heart deficiencies are Ren Shen (Red Ginseng), Huang Qi (Astragalus), Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica) and Suan Zao Ren (Zyziphus Seed).
Spleen qi deficiency can also cause diarrhea in which case Lou Yan Rou mixes nicely with Atractylodes, Ginger, Dioscorea and Barley.
Longan Benefits Qi and Blood
Elderly and chronically ill people commonly exhibit these syndromes.
- Pale complexion
- Shortness of breath
- Spontaneous sweating
Qi and Blood deficiencies
- Water retention in postpartum women
- Cold due to yang deficiency
The water extract of Long Yan Rou exerts inhibitory influence against some pathogenic fungi. Zhong Yao Xue (Chinese Herbology), 1998; 840:841
Longan powder can be used in tea, honey, super shakes, etc.
Typical Usage of Powder
10-15 grams per day when used by itself, 1-3 grams per day when used in combination with other superfruits or as directed by your health practitioner.
Long Yan Rou can be taken safely over a long period of time without creating an imbalance.
Cautions & Contraindications
- Long Yan Rou is contraindicated for individuals with phlegm-fire and dampness in the middle burner or stagnation.
- Long Yan Rou is warm and should not used in cases of excess or deficiency heat, or in exterior conditions.
1-3 grams per day or as directed by your health practitioner.
Each package contains 500 grams.