Ba Yue Zha (Akebia Fruit)

Ba Yue Zha (Akebia Fruit)

Herb 1 of 28 in Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness

Neutral Ba Yue Zha (Fructus Akebiae Trifoliatae)
Bitter, Neutral
Fructus Akebiae Trifoliatae
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bā yuè zhá
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Spreads Liver Qi
    For epigastric, chest, hypochondriac, and hernial pain that can be associated with a Liver and stomach disharmony.
  • Dissipates Masses such as Nodules, Cysts, and Tumors Caused by Phlegm and Qi Stagnation
    Used for breast fibroids or tumors as well as digestive tract tumors.
  • Diuretic
    For difficult and stony urination.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnancy.
  • Can easily injure fluids, use care with Yin deficient patients.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 6-12 grams

References Used

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