Herbal Information on Gardenia Fruit
Common Name: Gardenia Fruit
Botanical Name: Gardenia Jasminoidis; Fructus
Channels/Meridians: Heart, Lung, Stomach, Liver
Pin Yin Name: Zhi Zi
Other Names: Cape Jasmine Fruit
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Whole, some my be split.
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Nuherbs Lab Test - Geo-Authentic Herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Contraindicated in cases of cold from deficiency in the Spleen and Stomach.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Compounds: Flavonoids (crocin, chlorogenin, gardenin), iridoids, sitrosterol, ursolic acid, mannitol, tannin.
Additional Information About Gardenia Fruit
Gardenia Fruit has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an herb that Drains Fire. It is among the coldest herbs in the Materia Medica. It resolves dampness and damp-heat. It cools the blood and may reduce toxicity. As a powder, it may be used topically. Gardenia Fruit enters the Heart, Lung, Stomach, Liver and Triple Burner channels.
- Supports Urinary Health
- Promotes Digestion
- Used Topically to Relieve Swelling
Product Properties: Cold, Bitter, Astringent
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: P12880Global Trade Item Number: 714490052707Manufacturer Part Number P12880Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 10.00 (in)Height: 12.00 (in)Depth: 3.00 (in)