DA ZAO | Choose Concentrated Granules or Whole Herb
AKA: JuJube Fruit, Sour Date
Properties of Da Zao
- Taste: sweet,
- Temperature: warm,
- Organs Entered: : Spleen, Stomach
Da Zao Uses
- Invigorates Qi,
- Nourishes blood
- Calms the spirit
- Harmonizes the middle-burner
- Reduce the harsh effects of other herbs
Indications and Combinations for Using DA ZAO:
- For Spleen Deficiency, with indications of fatigue, poor appetite, and loose stool.
- Combined with DANG SHEN, BAI ZHU, HUANG QI for Spleen Deficiency;
- Combined with DANG GUI, SHU DI HUANG, and BAI SHAO for nourishing blood
- Combined with FU XIAO MAI, and GAN CAO, for agitation caused by deficiency of blood.
- It is often included in formulas to reduce the harsh side-effects of other herbs in the formula.
Dosage and Administration of DA ZAO
Granules: As Prescribed, or 1-3 grams, 1-3 times a day
Whole Herb: As prescribed or 3-12 pieces of 10-15g.
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