Botanical Name: Fraxini Cortex

Category: Clear Heat, Dry Damp

Qin Pi

Qin Pi

Taste: Astringent, Bitter
Temperature: Cold

Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Stomach, Gallbladder, Liver

Dosage: 6-12g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • None

Actions & Indications:

  • Cools heat, resolves toxicity, and dries dampness: for diarrhea, dysentric disorder, and vaginal discharge due to damp heat.
  • Drains liver fire and benefits the eyes: for Liver heat affecting the eyes causing redness, swelling pain, or the formation of superficial visual obstructions.
  • Disperses wind dampness: for painful obstruction, primarily of the hot type.
  • Calms the wheezing and stops coughs: for wheezing and coughs due to lung heat.