Chinese Herb: Shi Di (Persimmon Calyx), Calyx Diospyri Kaki

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Chinese Herb: Shi Di (Persimmon Calyx), Calyx Diospyri Kaki

Herb 13 of 19 in Herbs that Regulate the Qi

Neutral Shi Di (Calyx Diospyri Kaki)
Channels:
ST
Properties:
Bitter, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Calyx Diospyri Kaki
Chinese:
柿蒂
Tone Marks:
shì dì

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Directs Qi Downward and Stops Hiccups
    Treats Hiccups and belching in both hot or cold patterns

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-12 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 3-12 grams in decoction (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

The TCM information presented here has been referenced from numerous sources; including teachers, practitioners, class notes from Five Branches University, the following books, as well as other sources. If you have benefited from this information, please consider supporting the authors and their works by purchasing the books below.