Shan Zha

Shan Zha written in Chinese

Pinyin Name: Shan Zha

English Name: Crataegi Fructus

Other Names: Hawthorn Berry, Chi Gua Zi, Hou Zha

Tastes: Sour, Sweet

Origin: Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Liaoning provinces in China

Health Conditions Treated with Shan Zha: Weight Loss

Benefits of Shan Zha:

Shan Zha is native to China, it is also widely cultivated in Japan. It can promote digestion and dissipate food stagnation, improve blood fat levels. It is often used to treat high blood pressure in Chinese medicine.

Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Shan Zha. It may include headache, dizziness, nausea.

Common TCM Herbal Formulas with Shan Zha:

Bao He Wan, Jian Pi Wan, Yun Qi San, Tong Yu Jian.

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