Botanical Name: Kochiae Fructus

Di Fu Zi

Di Fu Zi

Category: Drain Dampness

Taste: Bitter, Sweet
Temperature: Cold
Channels Entered: Bladder, Kidney

Dosage: 9-15g

Actions & Indications:

  • Clears damp-heat and promotes urination: for painful urinary dribbling due to damp-heat accumulating in he Bladder with such symptoms as dark, burning, and scanty urine.
  • Expels dampness and stops itching: used both internally and topically for damp skin disorders and other dermatological problems where itching is a major symptom, such as eczema and scabies.  Also for damp-heat in the external genitals.