Persimmon | 柿子

Five Seasons TCM

Common Chinese Name: 柿子 (Shi Zi) Common English Name: Persimmon fruit Scientific Name: Diospyros kaki Common Form: Yellow-orange fruit, shaped like a flatter apple, with a four part leaf under stem TCM Five Flavors: Sweet, Astringent TCM Energetics: Cold Meridian Affiliation: Heart, Lungs, Large intestines Nutritional Information: 18% (44.8% when dried) carbs, 3% (15% when dried) fiber, contains antioxidants, vitamins A, C, E, K, B6, potassium, copper, iodine TCM Benefits: Clears pathogenic heat Moisturizes Lungs Restores Qi Functions: Reduces internal bleeding and dissolves blood clots Lowers blood pressure Alleviates hemorrhoids Improves digestion Resolves cough from heat in the Lungs May aid...

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