Glossy Privet Fruit / Ligustrum Fruit (Nu Zhen Zi) - Nuherbs whole 1lb
Herbal Information on Ligustrum Fruit
Common Name: Ligustrum Fruit, Wax Tree Privet, Broad Leaf Privet, White Waxtree,
Pin Yin Name: Nu Zhen Zi
Latin Name: Fructus Ligustri Lucidi
Brand: Nuherbs Lab Tested
Pack Size: 1 pound
Characteristic: Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Channels: Liver, Kidney
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components of Nu Zhen Zi: oleanolic acid, acetyl oleanolic acid, ursolic acid, acetyl ursolic acid, β-sitosterol, p-hydroxyphenethyl alcohol, mannitol, eriodictyol, taxifolin, quercetin, nuezhenide, oleuropein, acteoside, neonuezhenide, ligustrosidic acid, oleuropein acid,rhamnose, arabinose, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper,
Ligustrum Fruit is also known as Glossy Privet Fruit. Nu Zhen Zi Fen is the Pin Yin name, which translated into English literally means "female chastity seed." Ligustrum Lucidum is the Botanical name. Traditional Chinese Medicine functions include tonifying liver and kidney, clearing deficient heat, and improving eyesight.
Privet Fruit has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an herb that tonifies the Yin. Privet Fruit enters the Kidney and Liver channels. It's range of folk uses and clinical applications in modern Chinese medicine are extensive. Consult a health care practitioner for guidance.
WARNING / Cautions: A person with loose bowels should not take this herb. Do not use if pregnant or nursing.