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Fructus Polygoni Orientalis

Shui Hong Hua Zi
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Shui Hong Hua Zi (Fructus Polygoni Orientalis)

  1. Shui Hong Hua Zi
  2. 水红花子
  3. Prince’s-Feather Fruit
  4. 水紅花子

The Effect of Fructus Polygoni Orientalis


Salty, cool; liver and spleen meridians entered.


Dissipate blood stasis and break stagnation, tonify the spleen and promote diuresis.


Scrofula, sores and boils, stomachache, abdominal mass, abdominal distension, poor appetite, ascites, acute conjunctivitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g, pounded into powder or made into paste or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, made ointment or pounded for applying.


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