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Huang Bai (Chuan) #1191M

Pin Ying Name: Huang Bai (Chuan)

Chinese Name: 黃柏-川

English Name: Phellodendron

Latin Name: Phellodendri Chinense, Cortex

Herbs That Clean Heat and Purge Fire: Herbs That Clean Heat and Dry Dampness
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Urinary Bladder
Large Intestine
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Drains Damp-Heat especially from the Lower Jiao

  • Thick, yellow vaginal discharge, foul smelling diarrhea or dysenteric disorder
  • Damp-Heat in the Lower Jiao
  • Hot Leg Qi with red, swollen, painful knees, legs or feet
  • Damp-Heat jaundice

Drains Kidney Fire (False Heat, Deficiency Heat)

  • Kidney Yin Deficiency with Empty Fire Rising (steaming bone disorder, night sweats, afternoon fevers and sweating, occasionally with nocturnal emissions and spermatorrhea)

Drains Fire and relieves Fire toxicity

  • Toxic sores and Damp-skin lesions (internally and topically)
  • Contraindicated in Spleen and Stomach Deficiency with or without diarrhea.
  • Contraindicated for those with general Yang Deficiency.