Yu Li Ren (Bush Cherry Pit)

Yu Li Ren (Bush Cherry Pit)

Herb 2 of 2 in Moist Laxatives

Neutral Yu Li Ren (Semen Pruni)
Spicy, Bitter, Sweet, Neutral
Semen Pruni
Tone Marks:
yù lĭ rén
Constrained Plum Pit
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Stimulates the Intestines
    For constipation from Qi Stagnation in the intestines.
  • Promotes Urination
    Used in treating edema, leg Qi, or difficulty with urination.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Contraindicated during pregnancy, Yin Deficiency, or depletion of fluids.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-9 grams. Crush before use.
  • Part used: seed.

References Used

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