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Fructus Mori

Sang Shen
Sang Shen #

Name

Sang Shen (Mulberry)

  1. Sang Shen
  2. 桑椹子
  3. 桑葚
  4. Mulberry Fruit
  5. Sang Shen Zi
  6. Mulberry
  7. 桑椹

The Effect of Fructus Mori

Property

Sweet, sour, cold; heart, liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Tonify the liver and kidney, nourish yin and blood, promote the secretion of saliva and moisten dryness.

Indications

Scrofula, constipation due to blood deficiency, diabetes, dizziness, tinnitus, insomnia, palpitation, early graying hair.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g, or made into pill, powder, paste or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, soaked in water for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach with loose stool.