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MU GUA

Names for Mu Gua
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Chaenomelis Lagenariae
Botanical: Chaenomeles lagenaria Koidz.,Chaenomeles speciosa.,ChaenomFrankincenseeles sinensis (Thouin) Koehn.(Rosaceae)
Other names: Xuang Mu Gua, Mu Gua (Xuan), Chuan Mu Gua, Chen Mu Gua, Zhi Mu Gua, Zheng Mu Gua
Description: Common Floweringquince Fruit.

Actions
Soothes the sinews; Invigorates the collaterals; Transforms Dampness; Harmonizes the Stomach; ...

Origin of mu gua
Anhui, Zhejiang, Hubei, Sichuan. * Yi Mu Gua: Anhui (better quality).;

Preparation of mu gua
The drug is collected in summer and autumn when the fruit turns greenish-yellow, boiled in water until the exocarp becomes greyish-white in colour, halved longitudinally, and dried in the sun.;

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