Yan Hu Suo


Yan Hu Suo written in Chinese

Pinyin Name: Yan Hu Suo

English Name: Rhizoma Corydalis

Other Names: Corydalis, Yuan Hu, Xuan Hu Suo, Wu Hu Suo, Di Jin Luan

Tastes: Light Smell, Bitter

Origin: Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Hubei and Hunan provinces in China

Yan Hu Suo is native to China. It must be collected in the beginning of summer when stem and leaves wither. It covers meridians of liver and spleen. Yan Hu Suo can be cooked in boiling water to make tea or soup for consumption. Recommended dosage is from 3 to 9 grams.

Benefits of Yan Hu Suo include:

Invigorate the blood.
Promote movement of qi.
Alleviate pain.

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