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Shan Zha

Hawthorn Fruits/Crataegus | 山楂
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SKU C6480

Ingredient: Chinese hawthorn fruit (shan zha).

Mandarin: 山楂
Pin-Yin: Shan Zha
English: Hawthorn Fruits
Korean: 산약
Romaji: Sanzashi
Kanji: 山楂子
Kampo: No



Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Crataegi Fructus


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


  • Sour, sweet, slightly warm

Channels Entered:

  • Liver, spleen, stomach

Herb Actions:

  • Reduces food stagnation and transforms accumulation
  • Transforms blood stasis and dissipates clumps
  • Aids in stopping of diarrhea


  • Large dosages highly not recommended for those during pregnancy
  • Use with caution for those with deficiency of spleen and stomach


Commonly Found In:

  • Citrus & Crataegus Formula

FUNCTIONS: Promotes food digestion and resolves accumulation, expels phlegm and eliminates food stagnancy.*

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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