SHAN ZHU YU (山茱萸)

SHAN ZHU YU (山茱萸)

Corni Fructus  (山茱萸) is the dried ripe sarcocarp of Cornus officinalis Sieb. et Zucc., family Cornaceae.

Other name 
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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