Chun Gen Pi – Chun Pi – Ailanthus bark or root bark

Nature: bitter, astringent, cold

Enters: Stomach, Large Intestine

Actions: Clears heat; dries dampness; stops leukorrhea; astringes the intestines; stops bleeding; kills parasites.

• Chronic diarrhea or dysenteric disorders (research shows very effective for acute bacillary dysentery), especially those due to damp-heat. Particularly useful when there is blood in the stool.
• Damp-heat: chronic vaginal discharge.
• Menorrhagia or uterine bleeding.
• Roundworms.
• Topical: for itchy, tinea-like rashes.

Dose: 3-15g

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