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Hou Po Hua

Hou Po Hua
Hou Po Hua #

Name

Hou Po Hua (Flower of Official Magnolia)

  1. 厚樸花
  2. Flower of Official Magnolia
  3. 厚朴花

The Effect of Hou Po Hua

Property

Pungent, slightly bitter, warm; spleen, stomach and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Regulate qi and resolve dampness.

Indications

Poor appetite, distention and fullness in chest.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~5 g.

Cations

It is contraindicated for inadequate body fluid due to yin-deficiency.