大粒 山茱萸/山萸肉（16 oz/Bag）
Cornelian cherry/Common Macrocarpium Fruit/Shan Zhu Yu（16 oz/Bag）
(Latin: Cornus officinalis; English: Cornelian cherry, dogwood fruit)
The fruit is a high source of vitamin C, also antibacterial, antifungal, hypotensive, antitumor, astringent, diuretic, hepatic and tonic. The fruit, without the seed, is decocted for the treatment of arthritis, fever and a wide range of other ailments. It is used in the treatment of senile lumbago, diabetes, cystitis, tinnitus etc. The fruit has an antibacterial action, inhibiting the growth of Bacillus dysenteriae and Staphylococcus. The fruit is harvested when fully ripe and is dried for later use. It is one of the ingredients in Thirst Quencher Tea
消渴玉泉湯 (Xiao Ke Yu Quan Herbal Soup) used for Moistening, refreshing, helps balance blood sugar.
The taste is sour, astringent, and lukewarm in nature. It enters the Liver and Kidney meridians. Indications: Invigorates the liver and kidney, astringes the essence and qi, and solidifies [tones] the deficiency. It has been used to cure waist and knee soreness, dizziness, tinnitus, impotence, nocturnal emission, frequent urination, liver deficiency, cold and heat, excessive sweating, heart shaking pulse and loosening.
[Avoid] “Fanmingmen is fiery, strong yang is not dysfunctional, and is known to be hot and humid,” [It is not useful for lower back inflammation or injury that feels hot and with damp skin or reduced urination. The herb is astringent, reduces urine]
- Pork Loin with Walnut
10 grams of dogwood, 15 grams of walnut meat (walnut kernel), and 2 pig kidneys.
Cut open the pig kidney, remove the white fascia and pycnal glands, and wash; wash the dogwood fruit, then put it into the pig kidney, tie it with a thread, put it in the pot, add an appropriate amount of water, and bring it to a boil, then simmer until cooked. Eat it as a side dish.
Efficacy: Tonifying the kidney and refining essence. It is used to cure kidney deficiency, nocturnal emission, and premature ejaculation, low back pain, and weak legs.
- Cornus porridge
15 grams of Cornus/cornelian berry, 60 grams of japonica rice, appropriate amount of sugar.
Wash the Cornus fruit first, remove the pit, and cook the porridge with the japonica rice in a casserole. When the porridge is almost cooked, add sugar and cook for a while. Eat 1 time each morning and evening.