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Introduction To Glossy Privet Fruit (nu zhen zi)








Glossy Privet Fruit (nu zhen zi)

Fructus Ligustri Lucidi


Properties: The herb is sweet and bitter in flavour, cool in nature and acts on the liver and kidney channels. Being sweet, cool and moist in nature for nourishing Yin and clearing heat, the herb mainly tonifies Yin of he liver and kidney to clear heat of deficiency type, and is good for nourishing the liver and improving vision. It is indicated for Yin deficiency of the liver and kidney, hectic fever due to consumption, dizziness, weak vision and other syndromes.

Effects: Tonifying Yin, nourishing the kidney and liver and improving vision.


1. To treat Yin deficiency of the liver and kidney with symptoms of aching and weakness of the waist and knees, dizziness, tinnitus, premature graying hair, and weak or blurred vision, the herb is often used in combination with chrysanthemum flower, wolfberry fruit, eclipta, dodder seed and other herbs for nourishing the kidney and liver, tonifying Yin and improving visIon.

2. To treat fever due to Yin deficiency, night sweat and spermatorrhea, the herb can be used in combination with dried rehmannia root, dogwood fruit, anemarrhena rhizome, scrophularia root, wolfberry bark and other herbs for tonifying Yin and clearing heat of deficiency type.

Dosage and Administration: 6-15g


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Glossy Privet Fruit (nu zhen zi) 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 Glossy Privet Fruit (nu zhen zi) 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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