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   Introduction To Evodia Fruit (wu zhu yu)  

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Evodia Fruit (wu zhu yu)  

Fructus Evodiae

Properties: The herb is pungent and bitter in flavour, hot in nature, slightly toxic, and acts on the liver, spleen and stomach channels. Being pungent for dispersing cold and soothing the liver, bitter for checking upward adverse flow of Qi in the lung or stomach, warm and hot for supporting Yang, the herb can warm the spleen, stomach, liver and kidney, and is good at alleviating pain and arresting vomiting. It is an important herb to treat cold of insufficiency type and reversed flow of Qi in the liver and stomach, diarrhea due to Yang deficiency to the spleen and kidney, abdominal colic due to invasion of cold, abdominal apin.

Effects: Soothing the liver, keeping the adverse Qi flowing downward, dispersing cold, alleviating pain, supporting Yang and arresting diarrhea.

Indications:

1. The herb is often used in combination with ginseng, fresh ginger, Chinese date for dispersing cold, lowering the adverse flow of Qi and alleviating pain, such as Wuzhuyu Decoction, to treat upward adverse flow of the liver-cold, headache caused by disorder of the Jueyin Channel, vomiting and salivation; with Sichuan chinaberry, common fennel fruit, aucklandia root and other herbs for dispersing cold, promoting the circulation of Qi and alleviating pain, to treat accumulation of cold in the liver channel, abdominal colic due to invasion of cold and abdominal pain; and with cinnamom twig, chuanxiong, Chinese angelica root and other herbs for warming the channels, dispersing cold, regulating menstruation and alleviating pain, such as Channel-Warming Decoction, to treat cold and deficiency of Chong and Ren Channels, irregular menstruation, and cold and pain in the lower abdomen.

2. The herb is often used in combination with pinellia tuber, dried ginger and other herbs for warming the middle-jiao, dispersing cold, lowering the adverse flow of Qi and arresting vomiting, to treat cold of insufficiency type in the middle-jiao, stomachache, vomiting and hiccup; and with coptis root for soothing the liver, purging the heat, lowering the adverse flow of Qi and arresting vomiting, such as Zuojin Pill, to treat attack of the liver-fire on the stomach, hypochondriac pain and acid regurgitation.

3. To treat Yang deficiency of the spleen and kidney and diarrhea before dawn, the herb is often used in combination with schisandra fruit, psoralea fruit and nutmeg for warming and tonifying the spleen and kidney and astringing intestine to stop diarrhea, such as Sishen Pill.

Dosage and Administration: 1.5-5g.

Precautions: Contraindicated in hyperactivity of fire due to Yin deficiency.

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For the convenience of customers, we offer the Evodia Fruit (wu zhu yu) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.

 

Directions:

 

Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 3 grams.

 

The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.

 

Air ship 50 sachets of Evodia Fruit (wu zhu yu) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $50.00.

 

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.