Grossy Privet Fruit
Grossy Privet Fruit/ Nv Zhen Zi 16oz
Glossy privet is used for promoting growth and darkening of hair, reducing facial dark spots, rapid heartbeat (palpitations), achy joints (rheumatism), swelling, tumors, dizziness (vertigo), common cold, congestion, constipation, deafness, fever, headache, liver disease (hepatitis), trouble sleeping (insomnia), chronic fatigue syndrome, improving the body’s defenses (immune function) and reducing the side effects of cancer treatment.
Grossy Privet Fruit [aka Ligustrum lucidum, Fructus vulgaris, Ash tree, Mouse catalpa]
The taste is sweet; bitter.
This product is the dried and mature fruit of the Oleaceae plant Ligustrum.
Traditional Chinese medicine uses: Invigorates the liver and kidney, strengthens the waist and knees, improves eyesight, and darkens hair.
It has been used to “Treat internal heat due to yin deficiency, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, soreness in the waist and knees, and premature white hair. It enters the Meridians of Liver and Kidney Channel
Dosage Oral administration: decoction, 6~15g; or into pills.
External use: appropriate amount, apply ointment to eyes. It should be used raw for clearing deficiency and heat, and cooked for nourishing liver and kidney.
Cautions: Those with spleen and stomach deficiency, internal cold, diarrhea, and yang deficiency should not use it.