Botanical Name: Rosae laevigatae Fructus

Jin Ying Zi

Jin Ying Zi

Category: Stabilize & Bind

Taste: Sour, Astringent

Temperature: Neutral

Channels Entered: Bladder, Kidney, Large Intestine

Dosage: 6-12g in decoctions; if used alone, up to 30g

Key Characteristics: Binds the lower burner in order to secure the essence, contains urination, and halts chronic diarrhea.

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated in patterns of excess pathogenic heat influences, especially heat.
  • Overdosage or prolonged use may cause such side effects as abdominal pain or constipation.

Actions & Indications:

  • Stabilizes the Kidneys and secures the essence: for spermatorrhea, urinary incontinence, and vaginal discharge due to deficiency and instability of the lower burner.
  • Binds up the Intestines and stops diarrhea: for chronic diarrhea and dysenteric disorders.
Jin Ying Zi

Jin Ying Zi