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Prunus Mume
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Prunus Mume

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Manufacturer Product of China
Brand Herbal Doctor
Type 1 lb (16 oz., 454 gm) / bag
Item ID ch-00wumeiw




Chinese herb Wu Mei is prepared from the unripe fruits of Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc. Common names include ume, meizi, maesil, mume, umeboshi, Mume fruit, Black Plum, Fructus Mume, Ume Plum Fruit, and more. In China it is primarily produced in Zhejiang, Fujian, and Yunnan. The fruits are collected in summer when they are nearly ripe. And then they are baked at a low temp and covered tightly until they are wrinkled and black. Medicinally it is used pit-removed, raw or carbonized by stir-frying.

Chinese medicinal attributes: sour in taste and neutral in nature, with a meridian affectation for the lungs, liver, spleen, and large intestine.

Actions and indications: Chinese dark plum can astringe the lungs and stop cough for chronic cough caused by lung deficiency; restrain the intestines and stop diarrhea for chronic diarrhea and chronic dysentery; promote the production of body fluids for deficient fever, wasting-thirst; and expel roundworms for abdominal pain caused by roundworm reversal and vomiting.

Usage and dosage: 6 - 12 g.

Warning: This herb is contraindicated in cases with exterior syndrome or accumulation of excessive heat in the interior.


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