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Ba Yue Zha

Ba Yue Zha
Ba Yue Zha #

Name

Ba Yue Zha (Fruit of Fiverleaf Akebia)

  1. 預知子
  2. Akebia Fruit
  3. 八月劄
  4. Fructus Akebiae
  5. 八月札
  6. Fruit of Fiverleaf Akebia
  7. 预知子

The Effect of Ba Yue Zha

Property

Slightly bitter, neutral; liver and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Soothe liver and regulate qi, invigorate blood and alleviate pain, relieve restlessness and induce diuresis.

Indications

Polydipsia, lumbago, hypochondrium pain,hernia, hysteroptosis, dysentery.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, 30~60 g for large dosage; or made into alcoholic preparation.

Cations

It is contraindicated to people with diarrhea due to spleen deficiency and pregnant women.