五味子

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Chinese[edit]

five; 5 taste
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(五味子)

Etymology[edit]

  • ("five") + ("flavor") ("fruit," "berry")

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

五味子

  1. Schisandra chinensis , a medicinal herb whose berries are used in traditional Chinese medicine

See also[edit]

  • 固涩药 (astringents in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)