Brand: TCMzone Singles
Shan Zha 100 grams
Shan Zha Granules, 100g Bottle
Brand: TCM Zone
English name: Crataegus Fruit / Hawthorn Fruit Granules
Chinese name: Shan Zha Granules
Unit Size: 100g Bottle
Potency: 5:1 extract granules
Taste: Sour, Sweet - Bensky
Properties: Slightly warm - Bensky
Contraindications: Use with caution in those with weakness or deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach. Large doses are absolutely contraindicated during pregnancy, as this can lead to fetal death. - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology: Abdominal distention, pain or diarrhea due to food stagnation; post-partum pain and clumps due to blood stasis; bulging disorders - Bensky
Actions: Reduces food stagnation, especially from meat and greasy foods, invigorates the blood flow, alleviates diarrhea and dysentery. - Bensky
Pattern: Food stagnation, blood stasis - Bensky
Channels Entered: Liver, Spleen, Stomach - Bensky
Shan Zha - Crataegi Fructus
Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.
- Reduces food stagnation and transforms accumulation: for accumulation due to meat or greasy foods with abdominal distention, pain, or diarrhea.
- Transforms blood stasis and dissipates clumps: for post-partum abdominal pain and clumps due to blood stasis. Also for bulging disorders.
- Stops diarrhea: the partially charred herb is used for the diarrhea of chronic dysentery-like disorders.
- Also recently used for hypertension, coronary artery disease, and elevated serum cholesterol.
Note: TCMZone products are intended to be used by those who are under the care and supervision of a LICENSED health care professional.