Milkvetch Root, also known as Mianqi. Perennial herb, 50-100 cm tall. The main root is thick, woody, often branched, off-white. The stem is erect, the upper part is much branched, has fine ribs, and is covered with white pilose. Perennial herb, 50-100 cm tall. Produced in Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Gansu, Heilongjiang and other places.
The medicinal use of Milkvetch Root has a history of more than 2,000 years. It has the functions of enhancing the body's immune function, protecting the liver, diuresis, anti-aging, anti-stress, lowering blood pressure and a wide range of antibacterial effects. However, it must be forbidden to take if there are excessive evils on the surface, stagnation of qi and dampness, stagnation of food accumulation, carbuncle and gangrene at the beginning or after ulceration, heat and toxin still prevailing, and those with yin deficiency and yang hyperactivity.
Milkvetch Root has a history of more than 2,000 years in China. It is a traditional Chinese medicine decoction piece with good health effects. It is sweet in taste and slightly warm in nature. Among them, invigorating qi is the most prominent, and it also has the function of nourishing the kidney and strengthening the body. However, Chinese medicine pays attention to syndrome differentiation, and even the best "supplements" are not suitable for everyone, and the four conditions should be especially cautious.
Don’t drink it when you get angry: Although Milkvetch Root has a nourishing effect, you should not drink Milkvetch Root water if you experience hoarseness, sore throat and other obvious angry conditions every day.
Do not drink in summer: Drinking in summer is easy to get angry, nosebleeds and so on. If you want to drink Milkvetch Root water, it is best to drink it after the weather becomes cooler, such as autumn and winter, for better results.
Do not drink before going to bed: Generally, it is not recommended to drink Milkvetch Root water before going to bed. Milkvetch Root contains ingredients that expand blood vessels and promote blood circulation, which can affect sleep quality and also have a diuretic effect, leading to increased nocturia.
Do not drink if you have high blood pressure: Scientific research shows that Milkvetch Root has a two-way regulating effect on blood pressure, that is, light use (below 15 grams) has a boosting effect, and heavy use (more than 30 grams) has a blood pressure lowering effect. Milkvetch Root membranaceus, which is commonly used as a tea substitute, has a boosting effect, and if you drink it, it will aggravate the condition.
In short, drinking Milkvetch Root water in moderation will play a good role in nourishing qi and strengthening the body, especially suitable for qi deficiency, fatigue, chronic diarrhea, prolapse of the anus, spontaneous sweating, edema, uterine prolapse, diabetes, and sores that do not heal for a long time. However, Milkvetch Root is a traditional Chinese medicine after all, and you should pay attention to contraindications when taking it, especially when you are sick, you should seek medical treatment in time and take medicines according to the doctor's advice.