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Yu Bai Pi

榆白皮
榆白皮 #

Name

Yu Bai Pi (Siberian elm bark)

  1. 榆白皮
  2. 榆树皮
  3. 榆根白皮
  4. 榆樹皮
  5. Siberian elm bark
  6. 榆皮

The Effect of Yu Bai Pi

Property

Sweet, neutral; lung, spleen and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Induce diuresis, treat stranguria, eliminate phlegm, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.

Indications

Insomnia, sore and boils, scabies, difficult urination, favus of the scalp, leucorrhea, stranguria with turbid discharge, cough with excessive phlegm, internal haemorrhage, external haemorrhage, retension of dead fetus.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold in the stomach.