Pharmaceutical Latin: Fructus Akebiae
Common English: Akebia Fruit
Akebia Trifoliata
Herbs that Regulate Qi
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Dredges the Liver, regulates Qi and controls pain

Liver Qi Stagnation with chest and hypochondriac pain

Disharmony between the Liver and Stomach, Stomach ache due to emotional depression

Hernial disorders

Food Stagnation, indigestion

Expels Phlegm and disperses clumps


Promotes urination and relieves restlessness

Urinary dysfunction, polydipsia, dysentery, lumbago

Invigorates the Blood

Blood Stagnation, dysmenorrhea, tenesmus of the uterus

Kills intestinal parasites

Intestinal parasites

Removes toxin

Toxic Heat

  • Use with caution during pregnancy.

Rz. Cyperi
Xiang Fu
Fr. Aurantii
Zhi Ke
Fr. Toosendan
Chuan Lian Zi

Thallus Eckloniae
Kun Bu
Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii
Zhe Bei Mu

Rz. Cyperi
Xiang Fu
Fr. Aurantii
Zhi Ke
Fr. Toosendan
Chuan Lian Zi

Rz. Corydalis
Yan Hu Suo

Liver and Stomach disharmony with chest and hypochondriac pain.


Liver Qi Stagnation.

  • This herb has recently been used in the treatment of breast and digestive tract tumors.
  • It has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
  • It has been shown to be effective for hypochondriac mass.
  • It is used for urolithiasis.
  • It treats pain in the chest, epigastrium and testicles.
  • It treats fibrocystic breasts and abdominal masses.
  • It disseminates, unblocks and expels irritable Heat, facilitates urination and bowel movements, eases a patient's Heart, stops thirst and descends Qi.
  • It treats anorexia due to pathogenic Heat and regurgitation of food.
  • It is said that this herb makes the muscles of the digestive tract grow thicker, to help evacuation of the lower digestive tract and increase the appetite.
  • It is also good for clearing all twelve main channels.
  • It is said that this herb cures all syndromes induced by pathogenic Wind, visceral impairment, traumatic injury, hair loss, pestilence, snake bite, blindness due to fright, indigestion with retained food, irregular urination and restlessness.
  • For chorioepithelioma, take 60g each of Ba Yue Zha, Rx. Rhodomyrti Shui Duo Nian and Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao in decoction daily.