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Names for Yu Zhu
Pharmaceutical: Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati
Botanical: Polygonatum odoratum (Mill.) Druce (Liliaceae)
Other names: Sheng Yu Zhu, Wei Zhu, Fei Yu Zhu, Wei Rui, Lou Rui
Description: Fragrant Solomonseal Rhizome.

Nourishes Yin; Moistens the Lungs; Promotes generation of Body Fluids; Nourishes the Stomach; ...

Origin of yu zhu
Whole China. * Hebei, Jiangsu (better quality).;

Preparation of yu zhu
The rhizomes are collected in summer and autumn, removed from the fibrous root, washed clean, dried in the sun to soften, rubbed repeatly and dried in the air until the drug is devoid of hard core, and then dried in the sun thoroughly. Or after washing steamed thoroughly, or rubbed to translucent after thoroughly steaming, and dried in the sun. The rhizomes can also be processed with honey.;

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