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Amomum Fruit (sha ren)

Fructus Amomi


Properties: Pungent in flavour, warm in nature, it acts on the spleen, stomach and kidney channels. The fragrance can dispel dampness and the pungent flavour is dispersing and can promote the Qi flow. It acts chiefly on spleen and stomach channels, hence is one of the important drugs for dispelling dampness, enlivening the spleen, promoting Qi flow and normalizing the functions of spleen and stomach. It is often indicated for the syndromes of dampness retention in the middle-jiao, abdomenae, distention, vomiting, stagnation of spleen-and stomach-qi. In addition, it also has miscarriage preventing action by promoting circulation of Qi.

Effects: Dispelling dampness, promoting circulation of Qi to prevent abortion.


1. For dampness retention in the middle-jiao, marked as poor appetite, nausea and vomiting, oppressive chest, greasy tongue coating, it is often used in combination with the dampness-removing and appetizing drugs, such as atracty-lodes rhizome, magnolia bark, tangerine peel, etc. In cases of Qi stagnation in spleen and stomach, abdominal distension, it is used with the drugs for promoting Qi circulation and normalizing the functions of spleen and stomach, such as tangerine peel, aucklandia root.

2. For gravidie pernicious vomiting and threatened abortion, it is used in combination with perilla stem, bighead (white) atractylodes rhizome and cyperus tuber, i.e. the drugs for enlivening the spleen, promoting Qi circulation and preventing abortion.

Besides, it can also be used to treat diarrhea caused by cold-dampness.

Dosage and Administration: 3-6g. Break into pieces, and then decoct.


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Amomum Fruit (sha ren) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




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 Amomum Fruit (sha ren) 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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