Pinyin: hou po (jiang)

ENGLISH NAME: Magnolia

LATIN NAME: Magnoliae Officinalis Cortex

Pinyin: hou po (jiang)

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

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use Hou PO with caution during pregnancy, or in cases of qi deficiency.