INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Calyx Kaki
Common English: Persimmon Calyx
Kaki
Diospyros
Herbs that Regulate Qi
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Astringent
(Acrid)
Neutral
(Warm)
Lung
Stomach
3-12g
Tincture: 2-3ml
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Descends Qi and stops hiccups

Stomach dysfunction with belching, or hiccup

Treats both Hot and Cold patterns with additional appropriate herbs

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with prolapse of the uro-genital organs due to Qi Deficiency.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Flos Caryophylli
Ding Xiang
Rz. Zingiberis Recens
Sheng Jiang

Rz. Phragmitis
Lu Gen
Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam
Zhu Ru

Flos Caryophylli
Ding Xiang

Hiccups and vomiting due to Stomach Cold

Belching and vomiting due to Stomach Heat

Stops hiccup and reduces vomiting due to Stomach Cold

Treats hiccup due to a combin-ation of Heat and Cold

Sm. Juglandis
Hu Tao Ren

Rx. Codonopsis
Dang Shen
Rx. Ginseng
Ren Shen
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Bai Zhu

 

Simultaneously tonifies the Lungs and Kidneys

Hiccups in the elderly or due to Deficiency

 

  1. The ripe fruit is used for thirst, cough, and spitting Blood.
  2. Persimmon Frost, Manosum Kaki, Kaki Saccharum (the white powder on the cake) Shi Shuang, (Kaki Cake Shi Shuang Bing) is sweet, cool and moist, enters the Lung and Heart channels and treats dry cough from Lung Heat dry sore throat, dry mouth, tongue ulcers, spitting blood, hematemesis, hematuria, hernia, wasting and thirsting and dysentery.
  3. The Kaki Siccatus succus (the extracted juice of the unripe fruit) is used for hypertension, bleeding, hemorrhoids and constipation.
  4. The ripe fruit is eaten for thirst, cough and spitting of Blood.