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Hong Zao #1149

Pin Ying Name: Hong Zao

Chinese Name: 大棗(紅)

English Name: Jujube

Latin Name: Jujubae, Fructus

Herbs that Tonify the Qi
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Sweet
Warm
Neutral
Spleen
Stomach
3-12 Dates 10-30g (Powder)
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach and augments Qi

  • Spleen and Stomach Deficiency with weakness, shortness of breath, lassitude, anorexia and loose stools

Nourishes the Blood and calms the Spirit

  • Blood Deficiency
  • Restless Organ Syndrome with wan complexion, irritability and severe emotional debility

Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs

  • Moderates and Harmonizes other herbs
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with Heat from Excess.
  • Contraindicated for those with Damp-Heat.
  • Contraindicated for those with Phlegm-Heat
  • Contraindicated for those with Summerheat-Dampness.
  • Contraindicated for those with epigastric distention/ bloating.
  • Contraindicated for those with jaundice.
  • Contraindicated for those with Stomach pain.
  • Contraindicated for those with abdominal pain due to clumping.
  • Contraindicated for those with Qi Stagnation.
  • Contraindicated for those with Intestinal parasites.
  • Contraindicated for those with Damp-Phlegm.
  • Contraindicated for children.
  • Contraindicated postpartum.
  • Contraindicated for those with dental diseases.
  • Use with caution for those with Excess Dampness.
  • Use with caution for those with Food Stagnation.