Chinese: shan zha
English: crataegus fruit, Japanese hawthorn fruit
Pharmaceutical: Crataegi Fructus
Properties: Sour, sweet, slightly warm
Standard Species: Crataegus pinnatifida Bge, Crataegus pinntifid Bge. Var. major N.E. Br.
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