Shan Zha (Hawthorn Fruit) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

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

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  • 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.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Relieve Food Stagnation

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 9-15g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Liver ◦ Spleen ◦ Stomach

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Warm (Wen) ◦ Sour (Suan) ◦ Sweet (Gan)



    Herbal Formulas Which Include Shan Zha

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Shan Zha (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

    TCM FormulaClinical Functions
    Bao He Wan

    Useful for overeating, over drinking and/or eating contaminated food.  Symptoms 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.

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    • Bao He Wan (Indigestion, Bloating, Reflux Herbal Formula)
    Chu Kou Wei Wan

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    Fang Feng Tong Sheng Wan

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    Jian Pi Wan

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    Related Conditions:

     ◦ Diarrhea ◦ Abdominal Pain ◦ Hernia ◦ Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

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