Pinyin: jin ying zi
ENGLISH NAME: Cherokee Rose
LATIN NAME: Rosae Laevigatae Fructus
Properties: sour, astringent, neutral
Channels Entered: Kidney, Urinary Bladder, Large Intestine
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Consolidates Jing (Essence) and Restrains Urine
2. Binds the Intestines and Stops Diarrhea
6 to 18 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Jin Ying Zi is contraindicated in cases of excess fire or exterior disorders.
• Potential side effects of Jin Ying Zi include constipation, abdominal pain, abdominal fullness and cough.