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Nu Zhen Zi

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 07:16 PM
Tonify Deficiencies

1 TASTE
Sweet , bitter and cool


2 MERIDIANS
Liver and kidney


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To tonify the liver and kidneys; 2. To clear heat and brighten the eyes


4 INDICATIONS
1. Deficient yin of the liver and kidneys manifested as early graying of hair, decreased eyesight, dryness of eyes, tinnitus and soreness and weakness of the lower back and knees. Grossy privet fruit(Nuzhenai) is used with Mulberry (Sang Shen), Eclipta (Mohanlian) and Wolferry fruit(Gou Qi Zi).    2. Deficient yin and heat. Grossy privet fruit (Nuzhengzi)is used with Wolfberry bark (Di Gu Pi), Moutan bark (Mu Dan Pi) and Fresh rehmannia root (Sheng Di Huang).


5 DOSAGE
10-15g


6 COUTIONS
This herb is contraindicated in cases with Diarrhea due to cold and deficiency of the spleen and stomach, or yang deficiency.


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