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Chinese Quince Fruit - Mu Gua

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Chinese Quince Fruit - Mu Gua photo: E. Reninger
Definition:

In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Mu Gua belongs to category of herbs that dispel wind-dampness.

Taste: sour
Temperature: warm
Channels Entered: Liver, Spleen

Actions:
(1) Relaxes the sinews, unblocks the channels.
(2) Harmonizes the Stomach, transforms dampness.
(3) Reduces food stagnation.

Also Known As:

Common Name: Chinese Quince Fruit
Pharmaceutical: Frutus Chaenomelis
Botanical: Chaenomeles

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