Shan Yao (Henan Province) (Chinese Yam, Rhizoma Dioscoreae, 正河南山药)

$42.00 CAD


1 lb authentic, natural Zheng Henan Huai Shan in bulk herb (sealed bag)

Shan Yao from Henan (Huaiqing) has the highest medicinal properties and nutritional value


Common names: Chinese Yam

Scientific name: Rhizoma Dioscoreae

Parts used: Roots and Tubers           

Main Medical Uses: Boosts Vital Energy, Treats Spleen, Lungs and Kidney; Normalizes Appetite

Benefits: Indicated for poor appetite with loose stool, diarrhea due to spleen qi deficiency.  For cough and dyspnea due to qi and yin deficiency of lung and kidney.  For soreness and weakness of lumbar and knees, frequent urination, enuresis, seminal emission, premature ejaculation, leukorrhagia due to kidney qi deficiency


Quality Assurance: The Herb Depot offers premium whole natural herbs, mostly wild harvested and farm grown from quality, clean, pesticide-free plants from China. We directly order from our trusted Canadian suppliers who import from TCM manufacturing approved facilities.  

Based on standardized traditions of Chinese Medicine, the process of selecting, slicing, drying, sterilizing, fermenting, roasting, and steaming has been applied to achieve best properties and efficiencies of each herb.  

Caution: Use single Chinese herbs with caution; professional healthcare advice is recommended. Chinese herbs are generally combined in herbal formulas to work effectively together for desired results, and to minimize potential side effects. You can search our extensive collection of patent Chinese medicine to find the formula with the utilized herb most suitable for your health needs.


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