SHAN ZHA
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Fructus Crataegi

Nomenclature

SHAN ZHA
山楂
Fructus Crataegi
Other Names

Hawthorn Berry''

Crataegi


Properties:

Sweet
Liver / LR Spleen / SP Stomach / ST


Dosage and Toxicity

10 - 15 gm
max - 30 gm


Functions

Promotes digestion, eliminates stagnation (food stagnation)
Bao He Wan
Activates blood, disperses stagnation
Treats cardiovascular disorders, cholesterol
Helps the digestion of herbs and minerals, especially: proteins, fats, red meats, high cholesterol


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Footnotes: not good for Stomach / ST ulcers

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