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Zi Zhu

Zi Zhu
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Zi Zhu (Folium Callicarpae Formosanae)

  1. 紫珠草
  2. Folium Callicarpae Formosanae
  3. 紫珠
  4. Taiwan Beautyberry Leaf

The Effect of Zi Zhu


Bitter, neutral; liver and heart meridians entered.


Activate blood and stop bleeding, eliminate heat and remove toxicity.


Sores and boils, traumatic hemorrhage, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, hematochezia, hematemesis, nose bleeding, pharyngitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g (30~60 g of the fresh product) or take the powder, 1.5~3 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for sprinkling or pounded for applying with fresh product.