Chu Shi Zi – Paper Mulberry Fruit – Fructus Broussonetiae

Chu Shi Zi

English Name: broussonetia, paper mulberry fruit

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Broussonetiae

Medica Category: Yin-Tonifying Herbs

Properties: Chu Shi Zi enters the Kidney and Liver channels; it is sweet in nature and cold in temperature.

What is Chu Shi Zi?:

The Chinese Herb Chu Shi Zi is the dried, mature fruit of the paper mulberry tree (Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent.).

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Chu Shi Zi:

Chu Shi Zi tonifies the Kidney and Liver and can be used internally or topically to address such clinical presentations as: general weakness and deficiency, dizziness, blurred vision, and edema.