Ba Ji Tian
(Morinda Root, Radix Morindae Officinalis)
Shan Zhu Yu is the dried root of Morinda
officinalis How., family Rubiaceae.
Ba Ji Tian contains contains anthraquinones,
saccharides, resin, vitamins, β-sitosterol,
monotropein, asperuloside tetra-acetate and
Taste: acrid and sweet; nature: slightly warm.
Channels entered Liver and Kidney.
Functions and Indications
Supplements the kidneys and reinforces Yang, strengthens the
sinews and bones, and dispels wind and eliminates dampness. It is indicated for impotence due to Kidney Yang deficiency, pain
and cold in the lower abdomen, frequent urination, infertility due to cold uterus, windcold-damp-Bi syndrome, and limpness and aching in the lumbar region and knees.
Precautions and Contraindications
Ba Ji Tian is contraindicated in cases of effulgent Yin
deficiency-fire or damp-heat.
A decoction of Ba Ji Tian given to animals in the proportion of 250g/kg did not result in any deaths .
1. Promotes luteinization and ovulation.
2. Promotes the production of adrenocortical
3. Has a supplementing and strengthening