Euryale Seed

Source The kernel of Euryale ferox Salisb, (Fam. Nymphaeaceae..

Producing Areas Shandong, Jiangsu, Anhui, Fujian, Hunan, Hubei and Hebei, etc.

Properties Sweet, Astringent, Neutra.

Channels Spleen, Kidne.


  • Strengthens the kidney to preserve essence, deprives dampness to relieve leukorrhagia
    For kidney-deficiency manifested as nocturnal emission, frequent micturition, enuresis, whitish and turbid urine, or leukorrhagia.
  • Strengthens the spleen to relieve diarrhoea
    Cures diarrhoea due to deficiency of the spleen.

Usage and Dosage
The crude herb is used to relieve emission due to kidney-deficiency and enuresis. When stir-baked, it can be used to treat diarrhoea due to deficiency of the spleen. 10–15 g is used in decoction for oral use, pills or powder.

Use with caution for the patient with constipation and stranguria.

Keep in dry and well-ventilated place.
Protect from moths and mice.

Description of Quality Herb
The good one is big and hard. The broken surface should be filled with white powder.