Plum Dragon Herbs
Shan Zhu Yu (Cornus Fruit)
Shan Zhu Yu acts to tonify the liver and kidneys, astringe the essence and stop sweating.
Shan Zhu Yu (Cornus Fruit, Dogwood Fruit); Cornus Officinalis; Corni Fructus
Astringent in nature, Shan Zhu Yu or the Cornelian Cherry Fruit, is tonic to both the Liver and Kidney. Shan Zhu Yu focuses primarily on yin deficiencies and astringing essence. It is also and important herb in the classical formula Liu Wei Di Huang Wan.
Sour, slightly warm