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