Pinyin: hou po (jiang)
ENGLISH NAME: Magnolia
LATIN NAME: Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex
Properties: bitter, acrid, warm, aromatic
Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Lung, Spleen, Stomach
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Regulates Qi and Reduces Stagnation
2. Regulates Qi Circulation and Dries Dampness
3. Descends Qi, Dissolves Phlegm, Relieves Wheezing
3 to 10 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use Hou PO with caution during pregnancy, or in cases of qi deficiency.