Common Name: Gardenia Fruit Botanical Name: Gardenia Jasminoidis, Fructus Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Zhi Zi Gardenia Fruit Dosage: Follow doctor or health care professional's instructions. Gardenia Fruit Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Contraindicated in cases of cold from deficiency in the Spleen and Stomach.
Gardenia Fruit Benefits & Information
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 can be used topically. Gardenia fruit may promote healthy blood sugar levels, improve mental state, benefit memory, support digestive health and boost energy. Combined with exercise Gardenia fruit may promote the loss of visceral fat. It has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antioxidant and antiviral effects.
Gardenia Fruit Properties: Cold, Bitter, Astringent Gardenia Fruit Channels: Heart, Stomach, Lungs, Liver Gardenia Fruit Chemical Components: flavonoids (crocin, chlorogenin, gardenin), iridoids, sitrosterol, ursolic acid, mannitol, tannin.
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