Pinyin: wu jia pi

ENGLISH NAME: Acanthopanax

LATIN NAME: Acanthopanacis Cortex

Pinyin: wu jia pi

Properties: acrid, bitter, warm
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver


CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Dispels Wind and Dampness, Strengthens Bones and Tendons

2. Dispels Water Retention

DOSAGE
5 to 10 grams.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Wu Jia Pi may be associated with drowsiness and sedation. Therefore, individuals who take this herb should exercise caution if driving or operating heavy machinery.