Huangbai

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Clear Heat, dry Dampness
15-CHDD-03

Huangqin / Huanglian / Huangbai / Longdancao

C Phellodendri/Huangbai


CHINESE: HUANGBAI
LATIN: C Phellodendri
ENGLISH : Phellodendron
TRIVIAL : Yellow Fir /Cork-tree bark

CATEGORY : Clear Heat, Dry Dampness
Properties : Bitter. Cold
Channels : Ki, Bl


ACTIONS
Drains Damp-Heat, particularly from the Lower Jiao (Damp-Heat in the Intestines). Drains Ki-Fire. Drains Fire and relieves toxicity.


INDICATIONS
Night sweating, sexual discomfort, hyper anxiety, pimples/sores on the genitals, painful urination, leucorrhoea, penisdischarges, red swollen knees, soles hot, lower back hot. Ascendant Ki-Fire with signs of Yin xu.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Sp xu, with or without diarrhea.

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