Yi Tiao Gen – Moghania Root – Radix Moghaniae

Yi Tiao Gen

English Name: moghenia root

Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Moghaniae

Medica Category: Dispel Wind-Damp; Open Channels and Collaterals

Properties: Yi Tiao Gen enters the Liver and Kidney channels; it is acrid in nature and warm in temperature.

What is Yi Tiao Gen:

Yi Tiao Gen is the root of the Moghenia plant (Moghania lineate (L.) O Kuntze; M. Philippinensis Merr. & Rolfe), a fast growing shrub (related to wild hops) that grows across warmer, wetter regions of China, Indonesia, and Southeast Asia.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Yi Tiao Gen:

Yi Tiao Gen enters the channels and collaterals to address musculoskeletal pain, stiffness, and soreness.