Dried Dogwood Fruit (500g) - Vita Herbal Nutrition
Dried Dogwood Fruit (500g) - Vita Herbal Nutrition

Dried Dogwood Fruit | Shan Yu Rou / Shan Zhu Yu (500g)

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Dried Dogwood Fruit (Shan Yu Rou / Shan Zhu Yu) can be found in Chinese provinces such as Zhejiang, Henan and Anhui. Shan Yu Rou / Shan Zhu Yu is plucked in late Autumn or early Winter, which has a slight smell, sour and bitter taste and a thick, soft flesh which is purplish red in colour.

The fruits are also used in traditional Chinese medicine as an anti-inflammatory, an aid to cleansing the liver and an ingredient to help improve energy levels.

500g bag

Benefits may include:

- May help stabilise the kidneys and tonify liver 

- Can assist to stop excessive sweating 

- May help stop bleeding 

- Can assist to help reduce urination 

Uses- Dogwood Fruit Frozen Yoghurt

Prep time: 30 minutes | Cook time: 1-2 hours in freezer | Makes: 4 servings


  • 1 cup Kousa dogwood fruit (about two quarter-sized bags full of fresh fruit)
  • 1/2 cup plain, whole milk yogurt (Greek yoghurt can be used as a substitute)
  • 4 teaspoons powdered sugar
  • lemon zest (1/2 a lemon)
  • fresh mint leaves (4-6 leaves), finely chopped

1) Prep the fruit. Remove stems and gently cut in half. Remove seeds and use a spoon to scoop the fruit out. Then, mash the pulp with a fork to check for any hidden seeds.

2) Combine the mashed fruit with remaining ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. 

3) Cover the bowl and place in freezer for 1-2 hours, checking occasionally to ensure consistency is correct consistency. Ensure that the mix does not get too thick / solid. Defrost if necessary. 

4) Enjoy!

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