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.

    These have a slight smell, sour and bitter taste and a thick, soft flesh which is purplish red in colour.


    Dried Dogwood Fruit are herbs which may assist with excessive sweating, kidney and liver stability, reduce urination and stop bleeding. 

    These are also great as an anti-inflammatory and an ingredient to help improve energy levels naturally. 

    They can be used in a number of culinary dishes (see How to Use dropdown menu). 

    Why Choose Vita?

    Our herb range has been created for a variety of different health goals, for use in cooking recipes.

    The Chinese herbs used are grown using the authentic DaoDI concept (non-sulphur treated) to retain the highest quality ingredient. 

    500g bag

  • Benefits
    • Natural Ingredients - versatile, authentic Chinese herbs
    • Non-Sulphur Treated
    • Vegan & Vegetarian friendly
    • Gluten Free
    • Non-GMO
  • How to Use
  • 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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