Fu Pen Zi
Pinyin Name: Fu Pen Zi
English Name: Fructus Rubi
Other Names: Chinese Raspberry, Zhong Tian Pao
Tastes: Sweet, Sour, Slightly Warm
Origin: Zhejiang and Fujian provinces in China
Benefits of Fu Pen Zi:
Fu Pen Zi, also known as Chinese raspberry, is harvested in early summer when the fruits turn from green to yellow. Then remove its stems and leaves, slightly scald them in hot water or slightly steam them, and then take out for drying.
Fu Pen Zi covers meridians of liver and kidney. Main functions are tonifying liver and kidney, securing essence and reducing urination, improving eyesight. Common uses include impotence and premature ejaculation, nocturnal emission, infertility due to uterus cold, thin leucorrhea, frequency of urination and enuresis, blurred vision, premature graying of hair and more. Recommended dosage is from 5 to 10 grams.
Fu Pen Zi is widely used in Chinese herbal formulas. 1) Fu Pen Zi Wan is designed for marked emaciation due to internal lesion that is caused by overexertion. Its ingredient herbs include Fu Pen Zi, Rou Cong Rong, Ba Ji Tian, Long Gu, Wu Wei Zi and more.