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Pear peel

梨皮
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Name

Li Pi (Pericarp of Bretschneider pear)

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

The Effect of Pear peel

Property

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

Actions

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

Indications

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.