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Chestnut

Chestnut
Chestnut #

Name

Li Zi (Chestnut)

  1. 栗子
  2. Li Zi
  3. 板栗

The Effect of Chestnut

Property

Sweet, warm; spleen, stomach and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Nourish the stomach, strengthen the spleen, tonify the kidney and strengthen the tendons, activate blood and resolve swelling, stop bleeding.

Indications

Nose bleeding, hematochezia, hematemesis, scrofula, diarrhea, incised wound, regurgitation, sores and weakness of waist and knees.

Dosage and Administrations

Eat it directly or cook it. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cations

Don’t take overdose.