Yi Yi Ren
Pinyin Name: Yi Yi Ren
English Name: Semen Coicis
Other Names: Coix Seed, Job's Tear, Yi Mi Ren
Tastes: Sweet, Bland
Origin: Southeast Asia, China
Yi Yi Ren, also known as Job's tears, is harvested in autumn when the fruits are ripe. It covers meridians of spleen, stomach and lung. Yi Yi Ren can be cooked in boiling water to make tea or soup for consumption. Recommended dosage is from 9 to 30 grams.
Benefits of Yi Yi Ren include:
Strengthen the spleen and leach out dampness.
Remove numbness and stop diarrhea.
Clear heat and expel pus.