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Names for Gou Qi Zi
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Lycii
Botanical: Lycium barbarum L. (Solanaceae)
Other names:
Description: Barbary Wolfberry Fruit.

Nourishes Liver and Kidneys; Tonifies Liver and Kidneys; Improves vision; Moistens the Lungs; ...

Origin of gou qi zi
Ningxia, Hebei, Gansu, Qinghai.;

Preparation of gou qi zi
The drug is collected in summer and autumn when the fruit turns orange-red. After drying in the shade to make the pericarp shrunken, the drug is exposed to strong sun light until the exocarp is dried and hard, and the pulp soft, removed from the fruit stalk.;

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