Li Zhi He (Semen Litchi) is the mature seed of Litchi chinensis Sonn. It is produced mainly in southern China and harvested in the summer. It is used either unprocessed or after preparation with salt water.
Category: Qi Regulating.
Common Name: Lychee Pip.
Channels Entereed: Liver and Stomach.
Properties and Functions: Li Zhi He is sweet in flavour and warm in nature. Its main functions are to disperse Cold to move Qi and alleviate pain, and regulate the Liver Qi.
Indications: Clinical indications for use include bulging disorders with pain in the groin or testicles and abdominal/epigastric pain and premenstrual or pastpartum pain.
Dosage: 9 – 15g
Cautions and Contra-Indications: None.