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Di Gu Pi (Cortex of Wolfberry Root or Lycium Bark)

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Cold Di Gu Pi (Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis)
Channels:
LU, LIV, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Radicis Lycii Chinensis
Chinese:
地骨皮
Tone Marks:
dì gŭ pí
Translation:
Earth Bone Bark

Actions

  • Clears Heat from Yin Deficiency
    For chronic fevers, night sweats, steaming bone disorder, irritability or thirst.
  • Clears Lung Heat and Stops Cough and Wheezing.
  • Cools the Blood
    For vomiting with Blood, epistaxis, and Blood in the urine.
  • Drains Floating Fire in the Kidney Channel
    For fire from deficiency causing toothache.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Caution in patients with an exterior disorder, and from 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

  • 6-15 grams.
  • Part used: root-bark.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

 

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