Food/Drink

Antelope Horn (Ling Yang Jiao)

Ling Yang Jiao

Leng Yang Jiao (Chinese herbCan treat and prevent many diseases Cold medicine The main components are from antler. Or chamois Shredded And 3 additional herbs which are Tao Tek Bat Teng Sim which are classified as heat-quenching, quenching fire, detoxification, nourishing Yin group And diuretic, lightly curb. Therefore, Leng Yieng herbal kit is used for quenching the liver, reducing fever, detoxification, thirst, and reducing side effects after chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

The benefit  is to help quench the heat, reduce fever, detoxify, reduce inflammation and help heal wounds from surgery well. It also helps to nourish the body and balance. To recover the body from exhaustion

How to boil Lengang (1 set can be boiled 2 times)

  • Boil 1: Add 3 cups of water (cup with boiled rice). Boil until just 1 cup of water (about 20 minutes).
  • Boil 2: Add 2 cups of water (cup with boiled rice). Boil until only 1 cup of water (about 20 minutes).

Note: can boil 2 times in one round And keep the boiled water for the 2nd time into the refrigerator When it’s time to bring warm to eat Or after the first boil, store the medicine in the refrigerator And when it’s time to eat, take it out, boil the 2nd time as well

How to eat

  • Lack of eating before breakfast and before going to bed.

Note: should eat warm And while eating rubber, eating sour, spicy, pickled foods

(For surgery patients, they should be eaten according to the doctor’s approval. For example, do not eat and drink 8 hours before surgery, they should eat 8 hours before surgery or eat after surgery according to the time the doctor allows food and drink)

Antelope’s horn (Lingyangjiao) – 羚羊角

Pharmaceutical Name: Cornus Saigae Tataricae

Zoological Name: Saiga tatarica L.

Common Name: Antelope’s horn

Source of Earliest Record: Shennong Bencao Jing

Part Used: The antelope’s horn is sawn off in autumn and ground into powder or cut into very thin slices.

Natural Properties & Taste: Salty and cold

Meridians: Liver and heart

Therapeutic Effects:
1. To pacify the liver and subdue endogenous wind.
2. To clear liver fire and brighten the eyes.
3. To clear heat and release toxins.

Indications:
1. Endogenous wind due to extreme heat manifested as high fever, spasms and convulsions. Antelope’s horn (Lingyangjiao) is used with Uncaria stem (Gouteng), Chrysanthemum flower (Juhua) and Fresh rehmannia root (Shengdihuang) in the formula Lingjiao Gouteng Tang.

2. Hyperactivity of liver yang manifested as dizziness, distending sensation in the head and blurred vision. Antelope’s horn (Lingyangjiao) is used with Sea-ear shell (Shijueming), Prunella spike (Xiakucao) and Chrysanthemum flower (Juhua).

3. Flaring up of liver fire manifested as red eyes, painful and swollen eyes and headache. Antelope’s horn (Lingyangjiao) is used with Capejasmine (Zhizi), Chinese gentian (Longdancao) and Cassia seed (Juemingzi) in the formula Lingyangjiao San.

4. High fever, loss of consciousness, delirium and mania. Antelope’s horn (Lingyangjiao) is used with Gypsum (Shigao) and Rhinoceros horn (Xijiao) in the formula Zixue Dan.

Dosage: 1-3 g; 0.3-0.5 g for powder (By Grace Chen)

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