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Li Pi (Pericarp of Bretschneider pear)

  1. 梨子皮
  2. 梨皮
  3. Li Pi
  4. Li Zi Pi
  5. Pericarp of Bretschneider pear

The Effect of Pear peel


Sweet, astringent, cool; lung, heart, kidney and large intestine meridians entered.


Clear heart, moisten the lung, lower fire, promote the secretion of saliva, and remove toxicity of sores.


Hematemesis, diarrhea, sores and boils, scabies, charbuncle on the back, cough due to lung-dryness, polydypsia due to summer-heat.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or 30~60 g of the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying.