Source Fruit of Rosa Laevigata Michx., (Fam. Rosaceae..
Producing Areas Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Anhui and Jiangsu, etc.
Properties Sour, Sweet, Astringent, Neutra.
Channels Kidney, Bladder, Large Intestine.
- Relieves nocturnal emission and leukorrhagia, and reduces the frequency of urination
Treats kidney-deficiency manifested as nocturnal emission, enuresis and leukorrhagia, usually used with Semen Euryales.
- Astringes the intestines to relieve diarrhoea
Treats chronic diarrhoea due to deficiency of the spleen.
Usage and Dosage
6–12 g is used in decoction for oral use. 5–15 g is used for brewing. Can also be used in pills or paste.
Contraindicated in cases of sthenic fire and sthenic pathogenic factors.
Keep in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Protect from moths.
Description of Quality Herb
The good one is big, red and glossy with thick flesh and the thorns removed.