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, cornus is a member of the dogwood family of trees and shrubs. Among its many attributes the bark and fruit are astringent and can help treat leaky conditions such as diarrhea, incontinence, spermatorrhea, and leukorrhea. The fruit is a classic anti-aging and liver and kidney tonic herb, used for thousands of years in Oriental medicine. While there are variations in application, the Western dogwood, Cornus florida, and the Chinese dogwood, Cornus officinalis, have several similar properties, including both being tonic and astringent herbs.

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