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.