Nu Zhen Zi

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Nu Zhen Zi, also known as Ligustrum lucidum or Glossy Privet, is a traditional Chinese herb used in herbal medicine. It's native to China and is commonly used in various forms such as dried fruits, extracts, or teas.

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Nu Zhen Zi Health Benefits:

Immune Support: Nu Zhen Zi is believed to have immune-boosting properties, helping to strengthen the body's defenses against infections and diseases.

Liver Health: It's traditionally used to support liver health and promote detoxification.

Eye Health: In traditional Chinese medicine, Nu Zhen Zi is often used to promote eye health and improve vision.

Anti-inflammatory: It may have anti-inflammatory properties, potentially beneficial for conditions involving inflammation.

Anti-aging: Some practitioners believe that Nu Zhen Zi may have anti-aging properties due to its antioxidant content.

When to Use: Nu Zhen Zi can be used as part of a holistic approach to health and wellness. It's often used during times of illness to support the immune system or as a general health tonic. 

How to Use: Nu Zhen Zi can be consumed in several ways:

Tea: You can brew Nu Zhen Zi as a tea by steeping the dried fruits in hot water for several minutes.

Capsules or Tablets: Nu Zhen Zi is also available in supplement form, typically as capsules or tablets.

information on nu zhen ziSummary of Nu Zhen Zi Benefits & Information

Nu Zhen Zi is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb to tonify the liver, tonify the kidneys and clear heat.  Nu Zhen Zi benefits digestion and supports vision health.  It has anti-inflammatory effects, antibacterial effects, boosts the immune system, antioxidant effects, benefits circulation and protects the liver.
Common Name:  Glossy Privet Fruit, Ligustrum Fruit, Wax Tree Privet, Broad Leaf Privet, White Waxtree, Ligustrum, Priviet Fruit, Chinese Privet Fruit, Lucidum Fruit, Fructus Ligustri Lucidi
Botanical Name:  Ligustrum lucidum
Chinese / Pin Yin Name:  Nu Zhen Zi
Nu Zhen Zi Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dosage. 
Nu Zhen Zi Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. A person with loose bowels should not take this herb.  Use with caution if taking insulin or other drugs for diabetes.

Nu Zhen Zi Properties:  Bitter,  Sweet, Cool
Nu Zhen Zi Channels / Meridians: Liver, Kidney
Nu Zhen Zi Naturally Occurring Components:  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

References
http://alternativehealing.org/nu_zhen_zi.htm,
https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Glossy-Privet-Fruit-Cid3603,
https://www.americandragon.com/Individualherbsupdate/NuZhenZi.html

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