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Wu Jia Pi Acanthopanax Root Bark - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Wu Jia Pi Names

  • English Name: Acanthopanax Root Bark
  • Pinyin Name: Wu Jia Pi

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Wu Jia Pi Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Dispels wind-cold-damp, strengthens the sinews and bones, chronic bi due to liver and kidney deficiency generating weak sinews (motor function development delays in children, elderly).
  • Transforms damp, reduces swelling - urinary difficulty, edema, damp-cold leg qi.


Wu Jia Pi Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 4.5-15g




Wu Jia Pi Appears In 1 Formula

Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan

  • Gastrodia and Uncaria Formula
    • Headaches, vertigo, dizziness, tinnitis, floaters or blurry vision, insomnia as a result of liver yang rising. 
    • Siezures, spasms, convulsions or other types of involuntary muscle activity due to liver wind.
  • Expel Wind
  • Extinguish Internal Wind
  • Cautions
    • Use with caution with patients presenting with yin deficiency.



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