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Mao Bai Yang

毛白杨
毛白杨 #

Name

Mao Bai Yang (Cortex Populi Tomentosae)

Sources

The drug is the dried bark, inflorescence or fresh leaf of Populus tomentosa Carr. (Family Salicaceae), growing in mountain area and pastures, and distributed and cultivated mostly in North China, North-west Chinaand Liaoning, Henan, Shandong, Anhui, Jiangsu and Hubei.

  1. 毛白杨
  2. Bark of Chinese white poplar
  3. Cortex Populi Tomentosae

The Effect of Mao Bai Yang

Property

Bitter, sweet, cold.

Actions

Clear heat and induce diuresis, relieve cough and reduce phlegm.

Indications

Dysentery, stranguria with turbid urine, leukorrhea, asthma due to excessive phlegm with cough, cough due to lungheat, hepatitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.