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Introduction To Pricklyash Peel (hua jiao)  









Pricklyash Peel (hua jiao)  

Pericarpium Zanthoxyli


Properties: The herb is pungent in flavour, hot in nature, and acts on the spleen, stomach and kidney channels. Being pungent, hot and dry for warming the middle-jiao, dispersing cold, alleviating pain, arresting diarrhea and expelling roundworm, the herb is indicated for cold of insufficiency type in the middle-jiao, stomachache, roundworm and other syndromes.

Effects: Warming the middle-jiao, alleviating pain and expelling roundworm.


1. To treat cold of insufficiency type in the middle-jiao, cold and pain in the stomach and abdomen, vomiting, diarrhea and other syndromes, the herb is often used in combination with dangshen, dried ginger and other herbs for warming the middle-jiao, dispersing cold, strengthening the spleen and arresting diarrhea, such as Dajianzhong Decoction.

2. To treat abdominal pain due to roundworm, vomiting or vomiting with roundworm, the herb is often used in combination with black plum, coptis root, asarum herb and other herbs for expelling roundworm and relieving colic caused by the worm, such as Wumei Pill.

In addition, the herb can also be used to treat diarrhea due to cold and dampness, itching due to eczema, women's pruritus valvae and other syndromes.

Dosage and Administration: 3-6g.




For the convenience of customers, we offer the Pricklyash Peel (hua jiao) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 3 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 Pricklyash Peel (hua jiao) 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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