Corni Fructus (山茱萸) is the dried ripe sarcocarp of Cornus officinalis Sieb. et Zucc., family Cornaceae.
Shanzhuyu (Chinese name), Asiatis Cornelian Cherry Fruit
Traditional Chinese Medicine action
Sour and astringent; slightly warm. Enter liver and kidney channels.
1. Shanyurou: Tonify and nourish kidney and liver, astringe to secure jing.
2. Jiuyurou: Increase warm property and more potent in tonic.
3. Zhengshanyurou: Tonify kidney, astringe jing and urination.
Usage and dosage 6-12 g, decoction for oral use.
* Contraindication and precaution *
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