Yan Hu Suo
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.