Names Of Wu Wei Zi


Wu Wei Zi TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Schisandra Fruit/Seed
  • Pinyin Name: Wu Wei Zi
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How Is Wu Wei Zi Categorized?

Wu Wei Zi Functional Category

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Our Database Has 18 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Stabilize and Bind Category

How Is Wu Wei Zi Used Clinically?

Wu Wei Zi Usages and Indications

  • Constrain leakage of lung qi, enriches kidney yin - chronic cough and wheezing due to kidney and lung deficiency.
  • Tonify the kidneys, bind the essence, stop diarrhea - nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea, leukorrhea, frequent urination, daybreak diarrhea.
  • Inhibits sweating, generates fluids - thirst with excess sweat, spontaneous sweating, nightsweats, xiao ke.
  • Quiet the spirit, calm the heart - irritability, palpitations, insomnia due to blood deficiency or kidney and heart yin injury.

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How Is Wu Wei Zi Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Wu Wei Zi

  • Dosage: 1.5-3g raw
  • Tonic: 6-9g

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