Malus asiatica. 花红 Huā hóng- "Flower red"  Crabapple   Family: Roseaceae      
Nature- neutral    FLAVOR:  Sour-sweet     CHANNEL:  Heart, Liver, Lung
1. Quench thirst.[1,2] Transform Qi stagnation, constrict seminal ejaculation.[1] Obstructive.[2]
1. Diabetes, diarrhea, seminal emission.[1,2]
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Excessive consumption could cause sleepiness and weakened JING LUO.[1] Crabapples are obstructive and therefore not recommended for people with constipation.[2]
PREPARATIONS: Boil or raw or fresh juice.[1]

-Watery diarrhea- Boil 10 partially ripe fresh crabapples in an adequate amount of water until the water is reduced by half. Drink the soup and eat the crabapples first thing in the morning.[2]
- Diarrhea in children- Crush 15-30 g fresh crabapples; squeeze out the juice. djrink 3 times a day.[2]
- Cure seminal emission and premature ejaculation- Fry 30 g dried crabapples until yellowish; boil crabapples in water. Eat them at bedtime.[2]

[1] A Complete English Dictionary of Medicinal Terms in Chinese Acupuncture and Herbalism 1981 - Henry Lu Chinese Foundations of Natural Health- The Academy of Oriental Heritage, Vancouver, Canada.
[2] Chinese System of Food Cures Prevention and Remedies. 1986 Lu, Henry. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. New York. USA. Distributed in Australia by Capricorn Book Co. Pty Ltd. Lane Cove, NSW. ISBN 0-8069-6308-5.
1. by Łukasz Szczurowski CC BY-SA 3.0
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