Botanical Name: Rubi Fructus

Fu Pen Zi

Fu Pen Zi

Category: Stabilize & Bind

Taste: Sweet, Astringent

Temperature: Neutral

Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver

Dosage: 6-12g

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.