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Hai Tong Pi (Coral Bean Back)

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Neutral Hai Tong Pi (Cortex Erythriniae)
Channels:
LIV, SP, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Neutral
Latin:
Cortex Erythriniae
Chinese:
海桐皮
Tone Marks:
hăi tóng pí

Actions

  • Dispels Wind Damp, Opens Channels and Collaterals
    For muscles aches and pain in the low back and knees, spasms and pain in the extremities and joints.
  • Relieves Itching and Kills Parasites
    For itching skin lesions including scabies
  • Promotes Urination, Reduces Edema
    For superficial edema due to dampness
  • Relieves Toothache due to dental caries

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted

Dosage

  • 6-12 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 6-15 grams in decoction (Bensky)
 

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