Mai Dong Chinese Herbal Medicine Ophiopogpnis Radix

Short Description:

Chinese name: mai dong
English Name: Ophiopogon japonicus
Latin Name: Radix Ophiopogonis
Use Part: root tuber
Specification: Whole,Cut Slice, Bio Powder,Extract Powder
Main function: Nourishing yin and promoting fluid, moistening lung and clearing heart
Application: Medicine,Health Care food,Wine,etc.
Storage: Cool and dry place.
Packing: 1kg/bag,20kg/carton, as per buyers request

Product Detail

Product Tags

Ophiopogon japonicus is the name of traditional Chinese medicine. This product is the dry root tuber of Ophiopogon japonicus (Ophiopogon japonicus). Indications: Nourishing Yin and promoting fluid, moistening lung and relieving cough: it is used to reduce thirst, dry cough and hemoptysis due to yin deficiency of lung and stomach; The palpitation of deficiency of heart Yin is easy to startle and the body fluid is injured by heat in the later stage of fever. Combined with Radix Glehniae and Rhizoma Fritillariae can treat dry cough due to deficiency of lung yin. Spindle shaped or oblong, slightly pointed at both ends, full or slightly contracted in the middle, 1.5-3 cm long, 3-6 cm in diameter. The surface is yellowish white or light yellow, with irregular longitudinal wrinkles. When it is not completely dry, it is soft, hard and brittle, and easy to break; The broken face is yellowish white, horny, with a small stele in the center. The air is slightly fragrant and the taste is slightly sweet.



Nourishing yin and promoting fluid, moistening lung and clearing heart .


It is used to treat lung dry cough, hematemesis, lung carbuncle, asthenia, fatigue, heat, thirst, heat disease, dry throat, constipation, etc.

Related compatibility

① Treatment of lung dry cough: Radix Ophiopogonis 15 grams, mulberry 15 grams. Take it in water(《 New Handbook of common Chinese herbal medicine)
② Treatment of lung heat cough: Radix Ophiopogonis 12g, Radix Glehniae 12g, Radix Scutellariae 9g, Radix Platycodonis 9g, almond 9g, licorice 6G. Take it in water(《 Shandong Handbook of Chinese herbal medicine)
③ Treatment of gastric acid deficiency: Ophiopogon japonicus, Dendrobium, Vitex negundo 6 g each, glutinous rice root 9 G. Take it in water(《 Journal of Fujian materia medica)
④ Treatment of otitis media: fresh Radix Ophiopogonis root mash juice, ear drops(《 Selected materia medica of Guangxi)
⑤ Cure urinate close drench: fresh Ophiopogon japonicus 90 grams (dry product 30 grams). Decoct the water into half a cup, take it before drinking, 2-3 times(《 Fujian folk herbal medicine)

Usage and dosage

Dosage: 6-12g, decoction for oral use; Or into the pill, powder, cream. External use appropriate amount, grind the end of the application; Decocting soup and coating; Or rub with fresh juice .

Collection and processing

 In Zhejiang Province, it was dug at the beginning of summer in the third year after cultivation, which is called "hangmaidong".

Processing method

After the Ophiopogon japonicus is dug up, cut off the root, wash the soil, sun for 3-4 days, pile it in a ventilated place, make it anti moisture, evaporate water vapor, about 3 days, spread it out and sun again, and repeat for 2-3 times. After drying, remove the impurities of fibrous roots.


Store in a ventilated and dry place to prevent mildew and moth.


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