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BA YUE ZHA

Names for Ba Yue Zha
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Akebiae
Botanical: Akebia quinata (Thunb.) Decne., Akebia trifoliata (Thunb.) koidz., Akebia trifoliata (Thunb.) koidz. var. australis (Diels) Rehd. (Lardizabalaceae)
Other names: Yu Zhi Zi
Description: Akebia Fruit.

Actions
Drains the Liver; Regulates the Qi; Disperses nodules; ...

Origin of ba yue zha
Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Shaanxi.;

Preparation of ba yue zha
The ripe fruits are gathered in August or September, dried in the sun, or soaked in boiling water and dried in the sun. The fruit is either cut into pieces or crushed before use.;

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