Ligustrum ( 女贞子 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Ligustri Lucidi

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Nu Zhen Zi

Common English Name

Ligustrum

Part of Plant Used

Fruit

Nature

Neutral

Taste

Sweet, bitter

Meridians Entered

Liver, Kidneys

Common Usages

This herb is used in formulas to treat lower-back and knee pain and/or weakness, leakage of sperm, leukorrhea, weakened eyesight, gray hair, and ringing in the ears.

Traditional Usages and Functions

Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidneys.

Common Formulas Used In

Concha Marguerita and Ligustrum.

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

Do not use where there is deficient Yang, or with diarrhea from cold-deficient Spleen.



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