Plant and Herbs

Rhizoma Curculiginis for Body and Health

Rhizoma Curculiginis, commonly known as Curculigo, Golden Eye-Grass Rhizome, and Common Curculigo Rhizome is a Chinese herb used in traditional Chinese medicine.

What are the benefits of using Rhizoma Curculiginis?

  • It tonifies the kidneys and strengthens Yang.
  • It may help with spleen and kidney Yang deficiency, urinary incontinence, impotence, nocturnal emissions, and irregular menstruation.
  • It may help with infertility from either a cold womb or cold essence.
  • It expels cold and eliminates dampness.
  • It strengthens the bones, lower back, knee pain, and sinews.


  • Contraindicated for those with Yin deficiency with heat signs.
  • Contraindicated for those with excess heat signs.
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Do not use it for a long time.
  • Do not store it in an iron container.
  • Toxic reactions can occur.

Important Note:

There is not much scientific evidence that Rhizoma Curculiginis can help with the benefits mentioned above and medical conditions. Always consult a doctor before using herbs or any plant extracts.