Sweet and warm
Liver and kidney
1. To tonify the kidneys and control essence; 2. To nourish the liver and brighten the eyes
1. Deficient kidneys manifested as impotence, seminal emissions, premature ejaculation or leukorrhea. Flattened mikvetch seed (Sgatyabzu) is used with Dragon bone (Long Gu), Oyster shell (Mu Li) and Euryale seed (Qian Shi) 2. Blurred vision due to deficiency of liver blood. Flattened milkvetch seed (Sha Yuan Zi) is used with Dadder seed (Tu Si Zi), Chrysanthemum flower (Ju Hua), Wolfbrry fruit (Gou Qi Zi)and Grossy privet fruit (Nu Zhen Zi).
This herb is contraindicated in cases with deficiency of yin with excessive fire, as well as dysuria.