Names Of Hou Po


Hou Po TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Magnolia Bark
  • Pinyin Name: Hou Po
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How Is Hou Po Categorized?

Hou Po Functional Category

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Our Database Has 7 TCM Herbs In The Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness Category

How Is Hou Po Used Clinically?

Hou Po Usages and Indications

  • Promotes movement of Qi, transforms dampness, resolves stagnation - dampness in spleen/stomach, food stagnation, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal distention (*important herb for this).
  • Warms and transforms phlegm and directs rebellious lung Qi downward - wheezing, phlegm with coughing, stifling sensation in the chest.

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How Is Hou Po Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Hou Po

  • Dosage: 3-9g

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