Botanical Name: Rubi Fructus
Category: Stabilize & Bind
Taste: Sweet, Astringent
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver
Key Characteristics: Augments the true yin of the Kidneys, contains the urine, and secures the essence.
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Use with caution in cases of yin deficiency with heat signs.
- Contraindicated in cases of urinary difficulty.
Actions & Indications:
- Augments and stabilizes the Kidneys, binds the essence, and contains the urine: for urinary frequency or enuresis, impotence, spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation, or wet dreams due to Kidney yang deficiency.
- Assists the yang and improves the vision: for poor vision, soreness of the lower back, and impotence due to Liver and Kidney deficiency.