Wild Chinese Jujube (suan zao ren)

Nature: Neutral; sweet and sour; attributive to heart, liver, spleen and gallbladder.


 

Wild Chinese Jujube / Ziziphus Spinosae 

(suan zao ren) 酸棗仁


 

  

 

Nature: Neutral; sweet and sour; attributive to heart, liver, spleen and gallbladder.

 

Characteristics: Seeds/kernels of a wild shrub with thorny spines, oblong and very sour fruits. It is a superior herb, one of the most popular herbs for insomnia, hypertension and other nerve disorders. Nontoxic and nutritious and can be used long-term. Regular use can brighten complexion.

 

Therapeutic effects: Nourish the heart, benefit the liver and tranquilize the mind for insomnia and heart palpitations; nutrient; reduce perspiration.