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Lu Rong

Also Known As:
Cornu Cervi Parvum, Deer Antler, Deer Antler Velvet, Horns of Gold, Lu Rong, Nokyong, Rokujo, Velvet Antler, Velvet of Young Deer Horn.
Cervus nippon; Cervus elaphus.




Lu Rong              Properties: SWEET,SALTY – WARM                          Dosage: 1-3g.

Elk/Deer                     Meridian: KIDNEY, LIVER

Horn Velvet   -tonify kidneys , strengthen Yang,

                  -tonify Governing-Penetrating-Conception vessels

                  -strengthen sinews/bones, stabilizes Dai Mai, reproductive disorders

                  -nourish Qi/blood – Yin type boils


Also Used For:

Orally, Lu Rong/Deer velvet is used to boost strength and endurance, for muscle aches and pains, to promote youthfulness, increase mental clarity, as an aphrodisiac, to treat sexual dysfunction, to boost estrogen and testosterone levels, to counter the effects of stress, to improve immune system functioning, and to promote rapid recovery from illness.

Lu Rong/Deer velvet is also used to improve fertility, for menstrual and menopause problems, to reduce hormone replacement therapy dose, to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure, for liver and kidney disorders, to protect the liver from toxins, for migraines, asthma, indigestion, osteoporosis, and acne.

Lu Rong/Deer velvet is also used for its anticancer and anti-inflammatory properties, as a source of growth factors IGR-1 & IGF-2, to stimulate production and circulation of blood, to increase blood count, and lower the level of free radicals.
Herbal Combinations, Lu Rong/Deer velvet is used to improve athletic performance, for an anti-aging effect, arthritis and osteoporosis, anemia, gonadotropic disorders, gynecological disorders, skin conditions, tissue and bone rejuvenation.

Lu Rong/Deer velvet can also be used to increase mental capacity and performance, increase blood circulation to the brain, reduce early stages of muscular degeneration, to improve eyesight and hearing, to help PMS, impotence, and reduce stress.
Chinese Medicine, Lu Rong/Deer velvet has also been used to treat symptoms of impotence; cold extremities; soreness and weakness in the lower back and knees; leukorrhea; uterine bleeding; chronic skin ulcers; and frequent, copious, clear urination. It has also been used as a tonic for children with failure to thrive, mental retardation, learning disabilities, insufficient growth, or skeletal deformities including rickets.
In Korean Medicine, Lu Rong/Deer velvet is used at the onset of winter to ward off infections.







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