Pinyin name: Chu Shi Zi
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: Broussonetia, Paper Mulberry Fruit
Botanical name: Broussonetia papyrifera
Pharmaceutical name: Fructus Broussonetiae
Properties: sweet, cold
Channels entered: kidney liver
Chinese therapeutic actions: tonifies the kidney and liver.
This herb is sold by the pound, in the raw herb form or powdered.