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Zhi Ju Zi

Zhi Ju Zi
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Name

Zhi Ju Zi (Semen Hoveniae)

  1. Raisin Tree Seed
  2. 枳椇子
  3. Semen Hoveniae

The Effect of Zhi Ju Zi

Property

Sweet, sour, neutral; heart and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Slake thirst, relieve restlessness, relieve alcoholism, eliminate damp-heat.

Indications

Difficulty in urination and defecation, vomiting, polydipsia, drunkenness.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or soaked in wine.

Cations

It is contraindicated to people with deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.