Mu Gua

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Name: Flowering Quince Fruit (木瓜)

Pinyin: Mu Gua

Pharm. Name: Fructus Chaenomelis

Properties:

Taste

Characteristics

Organs

Dosage

Sour

Dispel wind-damp, soothe tendons and activate collaterals, resolve dampness for harmonizing stomach.

Liver, Spleen

2-12g

 

Description:

The ripe fruits of Chaenomeles speciose. It can dispel wind-damp and soothe tendons and vessels. It specializes in removing dampness and is rated as the essential herb for treating dampness arthralgia characterized by spasm of tendons and vessels. With warm and fragrant natures, and spleen meridian entered, it can resolve dampness and harmonize stomach to transport the middle energizer and check diarrhea; with sour flavor and liver, meridian entered, it can soothe tendons to relieve spasm. It is often indicated for obstruction of turbid dampness in middle energizer which is manifested by abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and spasm of muscle.

 

More Information Single Herb

*All granules can be made into capsules. All capsules are sold in pairs of 2 (Two bottle increment).