Cherokee Rose Fruit

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.