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Introduction To Ailanthus Bark (chun gen pi)









Ailanthus Bark (chun gen pi)

Cortex Ailanthi


Properties: Bitter and astringent in flavour, cold in nature, it is tropistic to the large intestine anad liver channels. Being bitter and astringent in flavour and cold in nature it can eliminate dampness, astringe and clear away heat. It acts on the qi-division of the large intestine channel to eliminate heat and dampness and arrest leukorrhagia and diarrhea; acts on the blood division of the liver channel to remove pathogenic heat from blood and stop bleeding, to treat leukorrhagia, metrstaxis and hemafecia due to blood-heat.

Effects: Clearing away heat and dampness, removing heat from the blood to stop bleeding, arresting leukorrhagia and diarrhea.


1. For chronic diarrhea and dysentery, it is used with herbs for replenishing Qi and warming the middle-jiao, astringing intestines to arrest diarrhea, such as Fructus Chebulae, Flos Caryohylli, Fructus Schisandrae, Rhizoma Zingiberis, and Radix Codonopsis, etc. For dysentery due to damp-heat it is used together with Radix Sanguisorbae or with other herbs for eliminating heat and dampness, such as Radix Scutellariae, Rhizoma Coptidis and Radix Aucklanciae. For dampheat leukorrhea, it can be used with heat-clearing and dampness-drying herbs, such as Cortex Phellodendri, Rhizoma Atractylodis, Semen Plantaginis, Semen Euryales, etc.

2. For menorrhagia, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis due to blood-heat, it is often used with heat-clearing blood-cooling, metrorrhagia-arresting and hemostatic herbs, such as Radix Scutellariae, Cortex Phellodendri, Colla Plastric Tesudinis, Radix Paeoniae Alba, etc.

Dosage and Administration: 10-15g.





For the convenience of customers, we offer the Ailanthus Bark (chun gen pi) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 6 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Ailanthus Bark (chun gen pi) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.


If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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