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