Nu Zhen Zi (Privet Fruit) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Nu Zhen Zi
English Name: Privet Fruit

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Liver and/or kidney yin deficiency - dizziness, floaters, weak knees and back, tinnitus, premature graying of hair.
  • Clears deficient heat.
  • Improves vision in patients with liver and/or kidney deficiency.

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Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 4-15g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

There are currently no contraindications listed.

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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