Da Zao (Date, Jujube)

Da Zao (Date, Jujube)

Herb 2 of 13 in Herbs that Tonify Qi

Warm Da Zao (Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae)
Sweet, Warm
Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae
Tone Marks:
dà zăo
Alt Names:
Hong Zao, Hei Da Zao, Hei Zao
Big Date
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Tonifies Spleen and Stomach
  • Tonifies Qi and Nourishes the Blood
  • Calms the spirit
  • Harmonizes Other Herbs

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • May cause heat, dampness and phlegm.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted.
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 10-30 grams (3-12 Fruits)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

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