Pinyin: sang shen
ENGLISH NAME: White Mulberry
LATIN NAME: Mori Fructus
Properties: sweet, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver, Kidney
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Tonifies Vin and Nourishes Blood
2. Generates Body Fluids
3. Lubricates the Intestines
10 to 15 grams in decoction. Sang Shen Zi is also used in paste, grain-based liquor, piU or powder forms.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Use Sang Shen Zi with caution in Spleen- and Stomach-deficient patients who have diarrhea or loose stools.