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Bai Xian Pi (Cortex of Chinese Dittany Root)

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Cold Bai Xian Pi (Cortex Dictamni Dasycarpi Radicis)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Dictamni Dasycarpi Radicis
Chinese:
白鲜皮
Tone Marks:
bái xiăn pí
Translation:
White fresh bark

Actions

  • Clears Heat and Expels Wind
    For sores from Damp-Heat or Wind-Heat including scabies, rubella, and other rashes. Especially useful in cases of profuse yellow pus and pruritus.
  • Used in conjunction with other herbs to treat Damp-Heat jaundice or Bi Pain.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Use caution in cases of cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 6-9 grams.
  • Part used: bark.