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Mu Gua

Chaenomeles | 木瓜
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SKU C2750

Ingredient: Chaenomeles fruit (mu gua) (Chaenomeles lagenaria fructus).

Mandarin: 木瓜
Pin-Yin: Mu Gua
English: Chaenomeles
Korean: 목과
Romaji: Mokka
Kanji: 木瓜
Kampo: No


Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Chaenomelis Fructus


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)


  • Warm, sour

Channels Entered:

  • Spleen, liver

Herb Actions:

  • Reduces tension in the sinews
  • Removes blockages from the channels
  • Harmonizes the stomach
  • Dries dampness
  • Aids in alleviating the stagnation of food


  • Not recommended for those with internal constrained heat, scanty dark urine, or hyperchlorhydria

Commonly Found In:

  • Magnolia & Atractylodes Combination, Aquilaria & Perilla Formula, Hoelen, Atractylodes & Areca Combination, Cardamom Combination

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