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Bi Ba (Long Pepper Fruit)

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Hot Bi Ba (Fructus Piperis Longi)
Channels:
ST, LI.
Properties:
Spicy, Hot
Latin:
Fructus Piperis Longi
Chinese:
荜茇
Tone Marks:
bì bá

Actions

  • Disperses Cold, Warms the Middle Jiao, and Relieves Pain
    For cold in the Spleen, Stomach, and Intestines with symptoms such as abdominal and epigastric pain, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and dysentery.
  • Bi Ba can be applied topically for toothache

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use in cases of excess or deficient heat.

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

  • 2-5 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: