Xiao Jin Ying – Small Fruit Rose – Fructus Rosae Cymosae

Xiao Jin Ying

English Name: rosa cymosa, small fruit rose

Literal Translation: “little golden cherry”

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructus Rosae Cymosae

Medica Category: Stop-Bleeding Herbs

Properties: Xiao Jin Ying enters the Liver channel; it is bitter in nature and neutral in temperature.

What is Xiao Jin Ying?:

The Chinese Herb Xiao Jin Ying is the dried fruits from a climbing species of plant in the rose family (Rosa cymosa Tratt.) that grows in scrub areas and gorges throughout Southern, Eastern, and Central China

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Xiao Jin Ying:

Xiao Jin Ying disperses stagnation and stops bleeding to stop bleeding that is accompanied by blood clots.

Xiao Jin Ying clears heat-toxins and is used topically to treat infected sores and lesions.