Yu Jin (Turmeric Tuber)
Yu Jin (Tumeric Tuber, Curcuma Root); Circuma Long; Radix Curcumae
Called Tumeric or Circuma Tuber, this herb is first and foremost a Blood invigorator. It is acrid and bitter and exhibits cold energy. As per the Nineteen Antagonisms, this herb should NOT be combined with Ding Xiang (Cloves) in any recipe.
Acrid, bitter, cold, pungent
Heart, Liver, Gallbladder