1. TCM Wiki
  2. Cortex Ailanthi

Cortex Ailanthi

Chun Gen Pi
1 #


Chun Gen Pi (Tree-of-heaven Ailanthus Bark)

  1. Chun Gen Pi
  2. Tree-of-heaven Ailanthus Bark
  3. 椿根皮
  4. 椿皮
  5. Chun Pi

The Effect of Cortex Ailanthi


Bitter, astringent, cold; liver, large intestine and stomach meridians entered.


Eliminate heat and dampness, astringe bowel, stop bleeding and kill parasites.


Chronic diarrhea and dysentery, hematochezia, gonorrhea, spermatorrhea, morbid leucorrhea, infantile malnutrition, metrorrhagia, roundworm.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder or decocted into paste for applying.


It is contraindicated in case of the beginning of diarrhea, dysentery and deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.