Bai Xian Pi (Cortex of Chinese Dittany Root)

Bai Xian Pi (Cortex of Chinese Dittany Root)

Herb 5 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Cold Bai Xian Pi (Cortex Dictamni Dasycarpi Radicis)
Bitter, Cold
Cortex Dictamni Dasycarpi Radicis
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bái xiăn pí
White fresh bark
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Chinese Herb 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.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

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

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 6-9 grams.
  • Part used: bark.

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