Shan Zha Hawthorn Fruit - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Shan Zha Names

  • English Name: Hawthorn Fruit
  • Pinyin Name: Shan Zha

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Functional Groupings

Shan Zha Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Reduces and moves food stagnation outward - accumulation of meat and/or greasy foods with distention, pain, diarrhea.
  • Transforms blood stasis, dissipates clumps - post-partum abdominal pain, hernial disorder.
  • Stops diarrhea (when partially charred).
  • Hypertension.

Shan Zha Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 9-15g

Shan Zha Appears In 4 Formulas

Bao He Wan

  • Curing Pills
  • Useful for overeating, over drinking and/or eating contaminated food. ┬áSymptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, belching, reflux, nausea, vomiting, aversion to food, possibly diarrhea.

    The Pulse will be slippery and the Tongue will often have yellow, greasy tongue coating.

  • Reduce Food Stagnation

Fang Feng Tong Sheng Wan

Jian Pi Wan

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