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Cortex Kadsurae Radicis

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Zi Jing Pi (Bark of Chinese Redbud)

  1. 紫荆皮
  2. Zi Jing Pi
  3. Bark of Chinese Redbud
  4. 紫荊皮
  5. Kadsura Root-bark

The Effect of Cortex Kadsurae Radicis


Bitter, neutral; spleen, stomach and liver meridians entered.


Activating blood, stimulate the flow of menstruation, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.


Dysentery, sores and boils, snake and insect bites, traumatic injury, amenorrhea, pharyngitis, rheumatic arthritis, pain caused by the stagnation of Qi and blood.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or soaked in wine, or made into pills and powder.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.