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Introduction To Chaenomeles Fruit (mu gua)









Chaenomeles Fruit (mu gua)

Frutus Chaenomelis


Properties: Sour in flavour, warm in nature, it acts on liver and spleen channels. Being sour, it acts on the liver, suitable for nourishing blood and muscle, relaxing muscle and tendon, clearing channels, to relieve pain, rheumatic arthralgia, spasm of muscle; when it acts on spleen and stomach, the herb has the function of  eliminating dampness, normalizing function of stomach and spleen, for treatment of dampness obstruction in middle-jiao, vomiting and diarrhea and muscle spasm. In addition, being sour, it has the effect of promoting the generation of the body fluid, suitable for digestion and thirst, eliminating dampness and regulating the middle-jiao

Effects: Relaxing the muscle and tendon, activating the flow of Qi and blood in the channels and collaterals, and removing dampness to restore normal function of the stomach.


1.  For rheumatic arthralgia, excess of pathogenic dampness, heaviness and pains in the limbs, muscular spasm, the herbs, such as achyranthes and cyathula root (Radix Achyranthis bidentatae et Radix Cyathulae), coix seed (Semen Coicis), tetrandra root (Radix Stephaniae tetrandrae) and atractylodes rhizome (Rhizoma Atractylodis), are often used in combination to clear the heat and dampness, and relieve arthralgia.

2. For summer-heat dampness and impairment of middle-jiao, abdominal pain and diarrhea, vomiting and muscular spasm, the herb is used together with magmolia bark (Cortex Magnoliae officinalis), pinellia tuber (Rhizoma Pinelliae), coix seed (Semen Coicis) and tetrandra root (Radix Stephania trtrandrae) to eliminate dampness and normalize the function of stomach, stop vomiting and diarrhea. It has the effects on deficiency of gastric secretion, oral dryness and anorexia (with the function of promoting the generation of body fluid).

Dosage and Administration: 5-10g. Oral administration of the herb in fine in fusion is for arthralgia.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Chaenomeles Fruit (mu gua) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 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 Chaenomeles Fruit (mu gua) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

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


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