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Names for Zhi Zi
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis
Botanical: Gardenia jasminoides Ellis(Rubiaceae)
Other names: Yue Tao
Description: Cape Jasmine Fruit.

Disperses Fire; Calms anxiety; Clears Heat; Drains Dampness; Cools Blood; Expels toxins; ...

Origin of zhi zi
South area of Changjiang river.;

Preparation of zhi zi
The drug is collected from September to November when it turns reddish-yellow, removed from the fruit stalk and foreign matter, steamed thoroughly or treated with boiling water for a moment, then dried. The fruit can also be stir-fried until brown in color, or calcined.;

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